RIO DE JANEIRO
What are you waiting for? Pack your bags and come get to know a city that is a veritable explosion for your senses. A place where history blends with natural beauty, where magic and a welcoming spirit are with arms open to promote the best experience of your life.
The greatest patrimonies of Rio are its natural beauty. There is no other place in Earth where you will find the diversity this city has to offer. Between the sea and the mountains, this is the perfect place to experience nature up close, revealing its colors and shapes that reflect the image of a true paradise.
The state of Rio de Janeiro is the second largest economy in Brazil and national capital of culture and leisure. The capital city of Rio de Janeiro has more than 16 million people moving the local economy, making Rio one of the most important cities in South America. Besides its beautiful landscapes, the city has a vibrant nightlife, with nightclubs, bars and restaurants frequented by celebrities from all over the world. Come to Rio, a city that delights both day and night.
RIO IS FAVELA
CULTURE AND LEISURE
A bustling city, a melting pot of stories and traditions that promote an incredibly diverse cultural identity. It is been centuries and centuries of tradition preserving values and habits, and yet at the same time a young and pioneer spirit open minded to the New, receiving and gathering influences from its most distant visitors and adding up on its already blended soul.
The Rio Carnival is considered the biggest open air party recorded by the Guinness Book of Records. One of the greatest artistic expressions of popular culture has originated in the slums or favelas, where creativity goes hand in hand with resilience. The Rio Carnival is a celebration for all, where countless music blocks parade all kinds of marchinhas through neighborhoods scattered throughout the city and has its apex in the presentations of the Samba Schools in the Sambadrome.
The city of Rio de Janeiro is a natural invitation to practice sports. Surrounded by mountains and beaches, outdoor activities are part of our daily life. Chosen to host the 2016 Olympics, the city is organizing numerous attractions to ensure a real show for delegations and tourists who will come to this great event.