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Rio de janeiro


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Rio de janeiro

  2. 2. INDEX: Location Monuments Revels Gastronomy Traditions
  3. 3.  Río de Janeiro is a city which is located in Brazil(South America).
  4. 4. MONUMENTS CRISTO REDENTOR  It is located on the hill of Corcobado , where you could enjoy beautiful views of the city.  Corcovado is a hill, morro in Portuguese, it has seven hundred and ten meters of height and a leafy herbage, which is part of the National Park of Tijuca.It is a very upright mountain which is located in a place where the whole city is dominated.
  5. 5. ARCOS OF LAPA:  It is an ancient aqueduct, which nowadays is used as viaduct for the streetcar which arrives to the morro of Saint Teresa. The arches are located in the centre of Rio, in the neighborhood of Lapa,and they are a emblematic monument of the city.
  6. 6. IMPERIAL PALACE: The Imperial Palace is one of the most important monuments of Rio,and is located in the square XV. The first floor of the building is used today like Paulo Santos´s library,which collect books and publications mainly of the Portuguese and Brazilian arquitecture .the rest of the building is used to make presentations,plays,film screening, concerts and also like rooms dedicated to different scopes of culture, coffe, shop..etc.
  7. 7. CHURCH NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LA CANDELARIA: the story tells that it was built in pursuance of a promese made by Antonio Martins Palma, commander of a ship which was keeped alive of a big storm.
  8. 8. REVELS:  Rio is very well known because of its revel of Carnaval:  The Carnaval of Río is celebrated during four days when the schools of Samba get together to compete, and where the city of Río de Janeiro get visitors all over the wordl, and it get dressed of one single colour, the joy.the city by itself participate of the celebration,it is like say that during the time of Carnaval the revels involve people from all the social levels.
  9. 9. GASTRONOMY The tipical dish of Rio de Janeiro is the feijoada In Brazil,the traditional days to eat feijoada are wednesday and sat urday. On those days, the restaurants offer them on their menú, and some familys and group of friends prepare feijoadas in different informal is a cheap dish and is consumed by all the social levels.most people think that this dish with caipiriña, samba and the carnaval of Brazil are the most famous elements of Brazil known all over the world.
  11. 11. TRADITIONS AND COSTUMBRES:  MUSICAL INSTRUMENT:  In tipical Brazilian music there are also string instruments used like the Cavaquinho, which is very similar to the mandolina; the Viola, is also similar to the guitar but it is smaller;and , the Rabeca, similar to the violín.
  12. 12.  THE SAMBA:  The samba is a pure Brazilian dance and it is like a fussion os Spanish bolero with the African rythm, it is famous since 1930. Every year, in the Carnaval all the schools of samba go out to the march-past with the best costumes and its most beautiful women. This is a revel that you can´t lose if you visit Brazil on February. The most important citys to enjoy a carnaval are Río de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Salvador de Bahía.
  13. 13.  To end this work we have to mention the fantastic beachs of Rio.
  14. 14. one of the best seven beachs of Rio is Copacabana. It has a total length of 4 Km (if we include the beach of Leme). Here we can find people who are playing football or volleyball during all day. The Atlantic Avenue is the name of the street which go over Copacabana from the beggining to the end. In that street we can find important hotels, elegant restaurants and all type of markets where some crafts are sold.