Rio de Janeiro, the second biggest city in Brazil, is considered as one of the most famous cities in the world which was the capital of the country before the new capital Brazilia. Now, Rio is the capital of Rio de Janeiro state.
In 2016, Rio de Janeiro hosted the Olympics which was a great start for tourism. Also, in the same year, Rio hosted the Paralympic Games for the first time .
Tourism in Rio de Janeiro
Rio is featured by the attractive landmarks and touristic places that attract tourists from all over the world.
The Famous Landmarks of Rio
- The Redeemer Statue of Jesus Christ
The statue is considered as the symbol of the city. It’s located on the summit of “Corcovado” mount with 710 meter height and it can be reached only by train,