LUGARES• No visit to Rio de Janeiro may be considered as such without visiting its beaches, the best are Leblon Beach, Bar Beach and Ipanema Beach.• Two of the most beautiful places to visit in the city are Tijuca Forest and Botanical Garden. A walk through one of these two havens will be something you can not forget. be delighted. Two of the most important fairs in Rio are the Hippie Fair, held on weekendsin General Osorio Square, and the Feria de San Cristobal, which are held in the Campo de San Cristobal. Both sites will find a wide selection of the best things of Brazil
DONDE ESTA CITUADO• THIS IN BRAZIL South AmericaThe city occupies the western shore of Guanabara Bay, which covers thearea between Copacabana and Itaipu, and some of its islands, as Governor and Paquetá. It sits on a plain surrounded by mountains and hills. The Sierra del Mar in the Atlantic edge of the plateau, is located northwest of the city, about 40 km from the coast. The city occupies an area of 1182.3 km ², representing a population density of 4781 inhabitants / km ². Rio de Janeiro sits on three stones: Stone White Stone and Stone Gericinóof Tijuca, which are covered by a beautiful Atlantic vegetation. The main hillsare: Tijuca National Park (1,022 m), Bico do Papagaio (975 m), Andaraí(900 m), Stone of Gávea (842 m) Corcovado (704 m), Dois Irmãos (533 m) and Sugar Loaf (395 m), located at the entrance of the bay.
RIO DE JANEIRO CITY OFMUSIC AND THE OLYMPIC GAMES
IMAGENES Natal, Brazil (tourism agreement) 73 San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua (tourism agreement) 73 Paris, France (pact of friendship and cooperation) (*) 74 Salvador de Bahia, Brazil (tourism agreement) 73 Vancouver, Canada (Olympic cooperation agreement) 75 (*) While the City Council of Rio de Janeiro signed a twinning arrangementwith Paris in the French capital 1987.76 maintained since 1956 a pact"exclusive twinning" with Rome, Italia.74
CULTURA• Rio de Janeiro is also famous for its geographical and urban, to be built in an area not conducive to the establishment of a metropolis, it is a small areabounded by the ocean and the mountains, which sometimes makes the width of the city was reduced to less than ten blocks. The city has a lagoonRodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in the neighborhood. These geographical and geological characteristics required an additional effort of planners, whichdrew numerous tunnels and bridges to allow vehicular traffic between different areas of the city. Highlights the work of urban planner andlandscape architect Roberto Burle Marx Brazilian, whose most famous workis probably the wavy design in black and white is in the sidewalks of AtlanticAvenue, which has become the city logo. Burle Marx also participated in the design and construction of Aterro do Flamengo, where they were reclaimed1,200,000 square meters, in what would become a public park on the seafront, next to Flamengo beach, in the neighborhood of the same name.•