The birthplace of Rio Carnival, world-class football and the infamous Havaianas sandal, Brazil really is a place worth visiting. Full of vibrant coloured buildings and an eclectic mix of characters in their locals.
At a Glance:
- Pay a visit to Christ the Redeemer – built between 1926 and 1931 with a chapel added to the base to welcome 150 visitors, this statue is based at the peak of the Corcovado Mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro, to symbolise Jesus watching over us all.
- Have party in Copacabana. There’ll be music and laughter and happiness ever after at this famous beach! Come and see the place that inspired Barry Manilow’s 1978 hit single!
- Go trekking to Sugarloaf Mountain. This world-famous mountain is at the top of Guanabara Bay, where you can enjoy a scenic cable car ride to the top of the peak and enjoy panoramic views of the city and beyond.
- Join the most famous Carnival: Rio Carnival! The event of the year, every year, also referred to as “The Biggest Show on Earth”! If you are here over Easter, you will get a chance to experience opulent floats full of flamboyant costumes and amazing entertainment!