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Description: Arpoador Beach in Rio De Janeiro
This is one the worlds most famous city's, known for its beaches, nightlife, culture and the world famous Carnival festival that takes place each year.
Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil, and is the main tourist destination for South America. When people think of Brazil, they often conjure up images of this city, with its famous beaches, land marks, and celebrations. The most famous beaches which everyone should see at least once during their lifetime, include Copacabana Beach, Ipanema Beach and Leblon Beach. While the beaches draw enormous crowds, the city is also known for its famous carnival celebrations, which take place each year for five days during February. Rio de Janerio is also know for several famous landmarks including the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado mountain, and the Sugar Loaf which can be seen from many hotel rooms.
A vibrant nightlife, with many well known clubs including Baronneti, Hideaway, Icy, and Nuth give those looking to continue partying well into the night a good selection to choose from, while all being fairly local to the main grouping of tourist hotels along the beaches. Finally, the 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in Rio, which will be the first South American city to host the event! The main airport is Rio's Galeão International Airport (GIG) which handles direct international flights from around the world.Photo by: Rodrigo_Soldon