Rio de Janeiro is the lively Brazilian city known for many things, including its vibrant festivals, its spectacular landscapes and its stunning harbour. The Rio de Janeiro harbor is amongst the spectacular surrounds of the Sugar Loaf mountains and the hills of Tijuca. This unique and magnificent location has certainly helped the harbour obtain its status as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. There is such a variety of activities Rio de Janeiro and you can be guaranteed to find attractions to suit any traveler. A trip to the Sugar Loaf mountains is certainly a must do in Rio de Janeiro and it is one of the city’s most popular attractions. Enjoy the ride up the mountains in the cable car where you will be able to get a spectacular 360 degree view of the area. Once atop the mountain you will be treated to more breath taking views and if you enjoy mountain climbing, you will have plenty of opportunities here! If you aren’t game to scale the mountains though, watching some of risk takers making their way up the mountain is certainly an thing to witness. While you are here you might also like to relax on one of the many stunning beaches here, a favourite pass time for locals and tourists alike. Main beaches such as Leme and Barra have all the amenities you will need and you can even rent tents and chairs to make your sunbathing experience even more pleasurable. You may also like to visit famous beaches such as Copacabana and Ipanema which are particularly beautiful. Bask in the sun all day and why not even mix with the locals and other tourists by joining in for one football and volleyball games that will no doubt be happening here. You have probably also heard about Rio de Janeiro's incredible Carnival which is one of the biggest in the world. This is truly a sight to see and a wonderful, lively cultural celebration that will be an experience to remember. Music, dancing, sun, culture, all wrapped in to one. Check the dates before you leave and you may just be lucky enough to experience this incredible festival!
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