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    Explore Rio de Janeiro

    Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro, Brazil is a city full of culture, festivals, beaches and tourist attractions. Lying on Brazil’s Atlantic coastline this south facing city enjoys a tropical climate, with its summer from December to March and winter June to September. If you do holiday in summer be prepared for heavy downpours of rain with hot steamy temperatures! A car hire in Rio de Janeiro is a great way to see this vibrant city.

    Rio is best known for its ability to throw a great party! One of its best is the Carnival. Held before lent it dates back to 1723. Rio’s streets come alive with parades of people dancing and live music on floats, all from various samba schools around Brazil. Everyone can join in with the street festivals from locals to tourists!

    The city is surrounding by an amazing landscape. Visit Corcovado and Sugarloaf Mountain. From both of these locations you can admire the city views. At the top of Corcovado is where you will find the statue of Christ the Redeemer, one of the most recognised icons in the world.

    Rio is also one of the host cities of the 2014 FIFA Wold Cup and due to hold the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

    Truly a city that never stops, your experience in Rio de Janeiro will definitely leave you wanting more!

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