Not only the city but in the State we have famous surfing spots. In the city places like Arpoador, end of Leblon, São Conrado, barra da tijuca, Recreio, Macumba and the gorgeous untouched ocean corner... more
Relax with a frothy coffee or tangy fruit cocktail and soak up the opulence at this antique coffee house and restaurant.
The sprawling building is full of historic charm, and was the favored meeting... more
The National Library, the largest in Latin America, is located across the road from the Municipal Theatre in Cinelandia, downtown Rio. It was founded by Dom Joao VI in 1810 with it initially housing a... more
Well you most likely flew into the Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, getting into Rio, so you may as well go to Garota de Ipanema bossa club! Bossa nova is the music of Brazil, so live it up... more
The largest folk art museum in Brazil is located on a quiet estate in Recreio dos Bandeirantes, set between Prainha beach and the Serra do Mar coastal range. Featuring over 5,000 pieces in a wide... more
The huge area of Quinta da Boa Vista measures some 150,000 square metres and was the residence of the imperial royal family from 1809 to 1889 when the Republic was proclaimed. The romantic gardens... more
Hoje é um centro cultural com museu, cinemas e livrarias , porém foi de uma daquelas varandas, que Dom Pedro I então principe regente, declarou que não voltaria a Portugal, no evento conhecido como... more
If God is Brazilian, JESUS CHRIST is from Rio de Janeiro.
It is not San Francisco...but I can say that I left my heart in Rio de Janeiro!!! :) My heart is here, all the values that I have are rooted...
The Colonial Period
The site of Rio de Janeiro was founded by Portuguese explorers as they entered Guanabara Bay on the first of January, 1502. Since the bay was considered the mouth of a river, the...
O Rio de Janeiro, foi uma cidade fundada entre os morros Pao de Acucar e Cara de Cao, por Estacio de Sa com a finalidade de se defender das invasoes francesas que partiam das ilhas de villegayon.
So why is Rio de Janeiro my favourite place on earth? Well in my mind it has virtually everything to offer:
Beautiful world famous beaches such as Copacabana and Ipanema
Wonderful panoramic mountain...
I'm here in Rio! Rio of the Crist, Rio of the beaches, such as Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and so many others!Rio of the Sugar Loaf and Rio of the Samba, the Caipirinhas, the Cariocas,The Carnival,......