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Copacabana Beach

Copacabana Beach (Zona Sul, Rio de Janeiro) – this is one of the most famous and most beautiful beaches in the world. The atmosphere is very vibrant and the people are colorful and fun loving. Get there by taking the Rio subway on Line 1 or take one of the public buses. Copacabana beach runs […]

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Carnaval

Carnaval (Rio de Janeiro) – there are carnival celebrations in virtually every corner of Brazil, the best-known ones taking place in Recife together with the neighboring Olinda and Salvador. But the biggest and most famous carnival is undoubtedly the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. The Rio Carnival attracts two million people per day on the […]

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Buzios

Buzios (Rio de Janeiro state) – beach-centric travelers are likely to gravitate to Buzios, a resort town 105 miles east of Rio de Janeiro. Buzios has 23 beaches, catering to various groups, i.e., surfers will like Geriba while families may prefer Tartaruga. The waterfront features a fishing village with a harbor known for its colorful […]

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Galeria River

Galeria River (Rua Francisco Otaviano 67, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro) –– Galeria River’s story began with the advent of surfing activities in Rio. It can be found in the Arpoador neighborhood, which is where surfing originated in Brazil as a sport and as a way of life that dominates the carioca daily life. Throughout the […]

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Casa da Matriz

Casa da Matriz (Rua Henriques de Novais 107, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro) – this venue plays both Brazilian pop & rock music, as well as international rock – catering to a young upscale local college crowd. Some evenings are dedicated to 80s New Wave music, and others to 90s grunge music like Nirvana. Casa da […]

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São Paulo

São Paulo – this sprawling metropolis is Brazil’s answer to New York. There are 12 million inhabitants living in the greatest city of the Southern Hemisphere. The third largest city in the Americas has 101 museums, 164 theaters, 282 cinema rooms, in addition to several parks. It is the Latin American capital for fairs and […]

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro — With 450 year of history, Rio boasts fascinating treasures in its museums with enviable collection. The land of carnival and samba, and of several theaters, music venues, commercial and gastronomic locations open during the whole year. But it is the match of the geography of the area – the sea, mountains […]

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Salvador de Bahia

Salvador de Bahia – Salvador is the capital of Bahia State, known for its natural beauty and warm people. There you can visit Pelourinho, the historic downtown, considered a world heritage by UNESCO. The neighborhood has mansions and multi-story houses inspired on Portuguese baroque architecture, as well as churches from the 17th and 18th centuries. […]

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Museum of Image and Sound

Museum of Image and Sound (Av. Europa 158, Jardim Europa, São Paulo) — With a collection of 350,000 items made up of music, photos, records, films, videos and various other media archives, this museum (opened in 1970) shows the Brazilian culture in a series of sounds and images. A great intro to the country’s rich […]

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Pao de Açúcar

Pao de Açúcar (Rio de Janeiro) – Pao de Açúcar (Sugar loaf in Portuguese) is a peak that rises 396 meters high and offers a bird’s eye view of the city of Rio de Janeiro from the mouth of Guanabara Bay. Over a million tourists visit this mountain every year to take in the breathtaking […]