SIGHTSEEING Rio de Janeiro (“January River”) is the former capital, the most visited city in Brazil. Here is a huge statue of Jesus Christ on Mount Corcovado (part of the Tijuca National Park, covering an area of more than 3,000 hectares) – the symbol of Rio, the Museum of Modern Art, the National Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of the Indians, historical and art museums, the National Museum located in the former Imperial Palace Quinta da Boa Vista, Museum of the Republic, Museum of stones, buildings of colonial architecture, beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema and Lebnon. It will be interesting to visit the botanical garden, which collected more than 7000 plants from around the world, the zoo, the world’s largest stadium “Maracana”, of extraordinary beauty Guanabara Bay.
Rio de Janeiro’s nightlife is a special world. At your service nightclubs and bars, numerous shows, discos and restaurants.
Founded in 1502 by the Portuguese, Rio de Janeiro has remained the capital of beauty and the tourism center of South America for 4 centuries. Each year, in late February – early March, Rio and Salvador celebrate the grandest show on the planet – the carnival. Continue reading