Rio de Janeiro the marvellous city!
Once you came, you never want to leave!

The city of Rio de Janeiro is situated on the south-east coast of Brazil, at the inlet of Guanabara bay, surrounded by green mountains with the statue of Christ the redeemer embracing the city on one side and the blue crashing waves from the Atlantic ocean on the other.


Rio de Janeiro from it's most beautiful! Christ the Redeemer embracing Rio, surrounded by forrest, mountains and golden sandy Beaches!


However famous for it's vibrating samba in the Rio de Janeiro carnival, often associated with beautiful half naked Brazilian girls, the city has allot more to offer with an enormous wealth in Brazilian culture, tourist attractions and exotic adventure for every kind of traveller be it a family, a romantic couple, singles or back packers.

Over 50 km of white sandy paradise beaches can be explored by sunbathers or explorers, with perfect surf spots for the beginner and the advanced surfer. Copacabana beach is Rio de Janiero's and probably the worlds most famous Brazil beaches and lies only a stroll of 10m from the myriad life in the samba metropolis, with beach bars, coconuts and tropical Brazilian weather!


Rio de Janeiro beaches ! Here showing Leblon beach with 'The Two Brothers' (Dois Irmaos) in the background.


This Rio-de-Janeiro.info guide compiles information from local cariocas (Brazilians born and raised in Rio) about brazil carnival, the beautiful girls and women of Rio, the location and secrets of paradise beaches, hotel and apartment reviews, rio de janerio facts and maps, gay guides, how to get around Rio, lots of pictures, the temperature and weather, tourist attractions, night life tips, how to fish in Rio de Jeneiro and of course how to celebrate New Years Eve and Carnival in the RiodeJaneiro dancing city!

All the information you need about getting around Rio de Janeiro and having the best vacation possible. Welcome to Rio de Janeiro!

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