The Rio de Janeiro city, cover photo

Rio de Janeiro

About Rio de Janeiro

With an incredible energy in its streets and excellent beaches, Rio is home to the world's favorite Carnaval festival. "CARIOCAS", how the locals are called, know how to enjoy life with simple things. The city was the site of the 2014 World Cup final and will play host to the 2016 Summer Olympics. Brazil's "Marvelous City" boasts a scenic harbor, excellent museums, and top-notch nightlife and live samba music in areas such as Lapa District and Santa Tereza.