Why You Should Visit Rio de Janeiro At Least Once In Your Life?

By | 01 February, 2019

Visiting Rio de Janeiro should be part of your travel plan this year. It is a destination of wonders, playing host to some of the world’s most sought-after tourist attractions and an exceptional cultural confluence. It is also a wonderland to world’s most talented soccer players. Once you touch down at Galeao International Airport, a trip here is markedly the beginning of an unforgettable lifetime experience.

However, perfect timing for arrival at Brazil’s second largest and seaside city is important. It could be in February when the country’s most anticipated carnival is just beginning or December for an equally exhilarating experience of basking in warm weather. In a nutshell, forget the bad news you must have heard about this part of the world and start planning a trip to the land of authentic samba before the sun sets on 2019.

Are you ready for more?

Apart from being a top class city, there are lots of activities to do in Rio. Therefore, you may want to start saving early to guard against extra expenses that might come with your stay, or consider doing on-transit jobs to help foot most of your bills. Nevertheless, a review of the best ecotourism destinations before taking to the skies on a flight bound for Rio wouldn’t be a bad idea.

Now, with the above tips at the back of your mind, let’s explore more reasons why every second and minute spent in Rio de Janeiro will be worth taking down the memory lane. You want to start by asking custom essay writing service to help with journaling your experience upon landing, and that’s okay.

Copacabana Beach

At Copacabana beach, a walk along 2.5-mile stretch wouldn’t be enough without a stop by the Army Museum and Fort. It is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and visiting at sunset will give you a breathtaking and memorable experience.

Christ the Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer is a monumental statue of Jesus Christ that is not only Rio’s top attraction but also a depiction of architectural wonder that took nine years to build (1922-1931). It is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World, thanks to a towering height of 2300 feet above Corcovado Mountain in Tijuca National Park. You can’t afford to miss from 2 million people who visit this part of Brazil every year.

Tijuca National Park

Tijuca National Park does not only hosts Christ the Redeemer statue but is also a marvelous place in many ways imaginable. Straddling 8300 acres of land, there is a lot to see here as you maneuver your way around the rainforest. From waterfalls, terrains to having a close shave with thousands of animal and plant species, documenting your experience at Tijuca will be worth the ink.

Authentic Samba

A samba party or show in Rio de Janeiro gets better during an evening out dining with friends. And, if you will be looking for something to take down the memory lane, head over to the city’s historic theatre and the best samba clubs for an up and close shave experience with legendary performances, traditional folklore, pop music, and other great performances.

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Sugarloaf Mountain

A cable car at 1299 feet high Rio will not only give you a breathtaking view of the city below but also an unforgettable paranormal view of Sugarloaf Mountain. It is the best way to experience life in this part of the city.

National Museum of Fine Arts

Brazil’s samba art and culture come alive once you land in Rio, and at the city’s National Museum of Fine Arts, there are thousands of galleries featuring botanical fossils and everything that reeks of art in an archeological sense. Don’t forget that it is Brazil’s oldest institution of natural science and that it plays host to more than 20 million collections.

Ipanema Beach

Ipanema beach is famous for many reasons, but, nothing surpasses a walk along a 2-mile stretch of sandy beach listening to bossa nova songs, a picturesque view of mountains yonder and a scenic experience of the cool breeze from Cobalt Sea during an afternoon of sunbathing.

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Dating back to 1723, Rio’s carnival is regarded as the largest in the world. Over 2 million people take to the streets in readiness for Lent feast. It is an open-air event that brings together partygoers, parades and breathing cultural performances every year, and 2019 event is slated for 2nd to 9th March.

Mosteiro de São Bento

With a history dating back to 14th July in 1598, Mosteiro de São Bento is a monastery (church) is not only an architectural marvel but also a representation of Brazilian’s enduring religious spirit. There is a lot to see here, so stop wasting your time, and book a flight to witness its beauty with your own eyes!

Author’s Bio: Bryan Davis is a travel writer who loves to share his experiences with the world. He also writes for several blogs that explore the world’s most sought-after destinations. If Bryan is not on a treasure hunt deep into the seas, he is helping both amateur and experienced tourists to book their next flight.

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