Ranked as Brazil's most popular tourist city, Rio de Janeiro is the heart and soul of South America's biggest nation. The former capital is a destination where you can enjoy a rich variety of historical places and beautiful natural scenery as well as colourful cuisine and a vibrant nightlife.
Circles of people playing beach football always throng the long curved line of Ipanema’s white sand beach, reflecting the Brazilian passion for soccer.
Even if you only have a short time in town, you must not miss its beach _ Rio boasts 80km of white sand. The must-see is surely Copacabana, one of the world's most famous beaches.
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