Rio de Janeiro’s most famous city in Brazil for its tourist attractions, but the best of the city are its seven million people filled with joy, optimism, sounds, colors and smells as well as the people of Brazil, a special blend of all the peoples of the earth.
The warmest months to visit Rio are January, February and March, but they are also the wettest showers that usually sell out quickly during the afternoon hours. Throughout the year, it is difficult that the average minimum temperatures fall below 17 ° / 18 ° for this you can dive into the sea every day of the year, making Rio de Janeiro one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world .
Visiting Rio de Janeiro you can admire the most beautiful landscapes of Brazil. Just take the cable car up the Sugar Loaf(Pão de Açúcar) hill overlooking the sea, a height of 400 meters, allowing a fantastic view of the city and the coast, second only to that which is presented to you feet of Christ the Redeemer, symbol of the city together with the carnival.
From the top of Corcovado mountain where there is the Christ the Redeemer, one realizes how the skyscrapers of the city have extirpated the beautiful forest. Also from this view, you can locate all the districts that divide the city itself, from the bay that separates from the nearby Rio Niterói to the National Park forest of Tijuca, Botafogo beach to the shape of the Sugar Loaf. To get to the Christ the Redeemer you use a train that runs through the Tijuca rainforest. Rio is one of the few cities in the world, where it passes quickly from an urban town with a full rain forests.
Only after you have filled your eyes with these two unforgettable and unmissable sights, with the rest of the time available you can think of other things to visit Rio. As the Copacabana beach, a little ‘out of the center, but for sure the most famous and known throughout the city, while the VIPs flock to Ipanema beach. After enjoying the sun and sea on the beaches, you can arrange to visit the attractions of the city such as the S anbodromo, the avenue prepared for the famous Rio Carnival parades with its steps is where the best performing schools samba, a sense of joy surely v’invaderà. Carioca is a pedestrian zone (reachable by metro) characterized not only by the best bar in the whole of Rio, even by some important monuments, such as Palazzo Petrobras and the metropolitan Cathedral, with its four windows of more than 60 meters high and its light effects. Also spectacular skyscrapers and huge buildings that dominate this part of town.
To the city center it is worth visiting the Camara Municipal la Biblioteca Nacional, the Church of Calendalariamodern Cathedral, the Teatro Municipal to Museo Nacional de las Artes Belas.
Between the center and the south of the city is the Santa Teresa neighborhood with colonial historic buildings with predominantly Spanish architecture.
Another reality that intrigues visitors to the city of Rio de Janeiro are the favelas, slums in other words, staying in different parts of the city, as the slopes of the hills. The Favela da Rocinha is the largest in all of South America.
If you decide to visit them must unfortunately raise attention to the personal safety for pickpocketing and robberies that could happen, leaving in the hotel all the superfluous and sports dressing and speaking to one of the specialized agencies in the social tourism operating in the city. In some of Rio’s favelas are active community tourism programs that allow tourists to get to know the reality of the inhabitants and to inspect the social projects.