Rio de Janeiro Features

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Rio de Janeiro Features

  • Top Reasons to Go to Rio de Janeiro

    Stunning Beaches: Unpack your Speedo or thong bikini and join the masses at Rio's miles of gorgeous beaches.... Read more

  • Gay Nightlife in Rio

    Gay Rio rocks almost every night with a whole menu of entertainment options. During the day, dedicated areas of the beach in Copacabana (Posto... Read more

  • Favelas - Rio's poorer neighborhoods

    Named after the flowers that grow on the hills of Rio, the first favela began as a squatter town for homeless soldiers at the end of the 19th... Read more

  • Rio Beaches

    To cariocas, where you hang out on the beach says a lot about you. Each of Rio's beaches has its own style, and the longer stretches of sand... Read more

  • Carnival in Rio

    The four-day Carnival weekend, marked on every Brazilian's calendar, is by far the biggest event of the year, with planning and preparation starting... Read more

  • Shopping in Rio

    Arts and crafts. The hills of Santa Teresa brim with arts and crafts stores selling paintings, colorful wooden animals, and other works by local... Read more

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