Rio de Janeiro is situated in southeastern part of Brazil, and its name it also „River January” because was discovered in January 1502. This city is the second largest one in Brazil and a important cultural center. Rio de Janeiro has a exceptional beauty , surrounded by magnificent bays and beaches on one side and by mountain range on the other side. That makes the city to be the perfect place to see in Brazil. It has several of museums and historic monuments for those who like to admire the art and to fiind out more about Brazil’s history and culture.
For tourists that prefer breathtaking attracting there you can find the impressive beaches that are one of the most beautiful in the world. This city is well known for its natural seightseeing attractions and also for its carnavals that are organized annually, for its samba music and for its pavements decorated in black and cream mosaics.
You won’t skip it glorious mountains that appear out of the ocean between , the beaches with the golden sand; its amazing skyscrapers and imposant buildings and the forest which make the place to be a real masterpiece. Your eyes will be delighted by the well known landmark-statue of Christ Redeemer. This city boats a lot of activities and attractions, where you can add the great food, the great music and entertainment hat keeps everybody busy till noon.
The most popular attractions in Rio de Janeiro are: the statue of Christ Redeemer that is situated on Corcovado mountain, the Sugar Loaf mountain, Maracana Stadium that is the biggest one in the world, Tijuca National Park . It has over 70 beaches and the most famous are: Capacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon.
Usually in February in Rio de Janeiro takes place Rio Carnaval and they celebrate for 4 days with dance music, parties, parades. The perfect time to visit this city is from November till April when the weather is fine an ideal for walks.
By Eugenia Cvasov
The best cities to visit in Brazil .
If you plan a vacation in Brazil you have to visit its great cities that give you a spectacular view over its beauty. You will have a real opportunity to see that this country is fascinating and unique. Its beautiful cities will impress you through their magnificent nature and style, this will be a unforgettable memory for your entire life.