Worthwhile Things To Explore In The Land Of Rio De Janeiro

Sitting beautifully between the high mountains and the blue sea, Rio de Janeiro invites you to experience its flamboyant life. Its compelling beauty has already inspired UNESCO to declare Rio as the World Heritage Site. Natural beauty is not the only selling point of this place. It also has a rich amalgamation of cultural harmony to offer. Rio de Janeiro is the city in the beautiful seaside of Brazil framed across the Copacabana and Ipanema beaches.

It’s a home of the beaches, ‘Christ the Redeemer’ statue mounted over Mount Corcovado, and Sugarloaf Mountain. Also, a city tour Rio de Janeiro will take you to the most fabulous places of Brazil for a minimal price.

Take a look at what all beautiful offerings this place has in store for everyone:

1. Sugar Loaf Mountain

If it is open to the public then what’s point of ignoring the best landmark, the rock peak of Sugar Loaf Mountain? It towers 394 meters above the harbor. It is connected by a low strip of land to the harbor and projects a large view of the entire mountainous coast. To reach the peak point one can take the cable car from Praca General Tiburcio to the Morro da Urca.

2. Never miss to visit Cristo Redentor

The big statue of Christ the Redeemer stands 708-meter high above the ground and is widely recognized as a symbol of Rio. It describes the distinctive shape of Sugar loaf. The very famous landmark was built during 1922 and 1931 and was financed by Brazilian Catholics.

The artistic Deco statue was built by Polish-French sculptor Paul Landowski and Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa. The 30 meters tall and 28 meters arms stretch statue was created using concrete and soapstone.

3. Carnaval or Carnival

It is one of the world-famous celebrations and known as a pre-Lenten celebration. The Carnival is also celebrated in Venice and New Orleans during winter time. It is celebrated each year shortly after New Year and attracts thousands of people to take part in the parade, & Samba parties.

Special events such as parades of the Samba schools are organized in the designed Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.

4. Copacabana

You would agree that there are a few cities blessed with the natural landscapes and refreshing beaches. While one side boats of hip, downtown, trendy lifestyle; the other one is bestowed with the blessing of nature. Copacabana is one of those places. A few steps away from the golden sands of Copacabana are Avenida Atlantica, and on another, street junctions. The area includes century-old buildings, fine hotels, and popular restaurants.

5. Nossa Senhora do Carmo and Monte do Carmo

The ancient parish church of Nossa Senhora do Carmo was the built in 1808 to 1889. The modern structure was replaced in 1976 and connected to the second Carmelite church by a passage in 1975.

Check more places to visit in Rio and stay updated about the historical facts of the city. Walk out to the walkways and explore more Rio de Janerio. So, come out of the comfort of your RV air conditioners and witness the raw, authentic experience this city has to offer.