You know Rio – the city of samba and carnival, with wonderful people and beautiful beaches. But how much do you know about Brazil’s most populous city (after the financial center São Paulo)? You can read the 10 facts about Rio de Janeiro from below.
- 1. Most Of The Samba Schools Of Rio Are In The Favelas
- 2. The Christ The Redeemer Was Chosen As One Of The New Seven Wonders Of The World
- 3.The Most Blue Sky In The World Is In Rio De Janeiro
- 4.There Are Over One Hundred Islands In Guanabara Bay
- 5.Rio Has The Eighth Largest Library In The World
- 6. Rio Has The Largest City Forest In The World
- 7. Carioca Actually Means White Man’s House
- 8. Rio Was Once The Only European Capital Outside Europe
- 9. Each Carnival Is Run By King Momo, An Imaginary King In The City
- 10. World’s Biggest Football Match Played Here
Extra Informations For People Thinking About Going To Rio
A city with tropical rainforests, stunning mountain ranges, and world famous beaches, Rio de Janeiro may have one of the most unique landscapes in the world. To experience the most excitement in Rio, however, travelers should visit in March for the city’s iconic Carnival, this year from March 1-9. Carnival is celebrated in many different countries throughout the world, but Rio de Janeiro puts on arguably the biggest and best party, with 2 million people from across the globe parading the city’s streets. The city thrives with the energy of street parties, parades, and traditional samba dancers, dressed in their extravagant, exquisitely detailed costumes. Visitors looking for the perfect place to relax after celebrating all day can stay at Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, located on the shores of the city’s famous Copacabana Beach.