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  Rio de Janeiro hotels, discount, budget and luxury accommodation. Brazil hotels in Rio de Janeiro
The JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro is located on Copacabana beach close to the city centre of Rio de Janeiro.
The Guanabara Palace Hotel is located in the city centre of Rio de Janeiro, close to the Maracana soccer stadium, Opera House and the district of...
The Majestic Rio Palace Hotel is located near the city centre of Rio de Janeiro in Copacabana, a few blocks from the city’s famous Copacabana Beach.
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 :: Rio de Janeiro Hotels : Attractions : Music
Rio de Janeiro travel guides, including travel books, dining guides, maps and Rio de Janeiro-specific specialty guides for both business travelers and tourists in Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro's famous heat is the engine that runs Brazil's most famous city; from the Brazilian bikini clad masses to the pulsing rhythm of samba and Carnival to the friendly and open nature of the cariocas.
Headlines from local newspapers and Rio de Janeiro area radio and television stations.
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 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil by Sergio Koreisha
Rio de Janeiro, was discovered on January (Janeiro) 1, 1502 by Portuguese navigators who mistook the entrance of Guanabara Bay for the mouth of a river (Rio).
With the inauguration of Brasilia in 1960, Rio de Janeiro ceased to be Brazil's capital.
Rio de Janeiro has a majestic beauty, with built-up areas nestled between a magnificent bay and dazzling beaches on one side and an abruptly rising mountain range, covered by a luxuriant tropical forest, on the other.
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  The pulse of Rio de Janeiro's slums luring foreign guests | csmonitor.com
The pulse of Rio de Janeiro's slums luring foreign guests
RIO DE JANEIRO - It is the first Friday of the month and, as usual, dozens of people are milling about Englishman Bob Nadkardi's house listening to a jazz jam session.
But although this is Rio de Janeiro, there is hardly a Brazilian in sight.
www.csmonitor.com /2007/0206/p01s04-woam.html   (703 words)

  Brazil Travel Guide - Introduction to Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro: where sparkling waters, beautiful people, and historic neighborhoods and museums combine with the rich sounds of Samba and a thriving nightlife to give this Brazilian city its reputation as one of the most striking in the world.
All of the thriving life and diversity of Rio de Janeiro is showcased between the outstretched arms of Cristo Redentor, the statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Mountain overlooking the city.
Rio de Janeiro is usually divided into three zones: the North (Zona Norta), the South (Zona Sul) and the Center (Centro).
www.braziltravelinformation.com /brazil_riodejaneiro.htm   (682 words)

  Rio de Janeiro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rio de Janeiro's waterfront and the Morro de Castello, from the Ilha das Cobras in 1919, by Harriet Chalmers Adams.
Rio de Janeiro is also a paradise for rock climbers, with hundreds of routes all over the town, ranging from easy boulders to highly technical big wall climbs, all inside the city.
Rio de Janeiro was also mentioned in the both version of The Producers as being the place the Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom would escape to after their sure-fire-flop musical.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rio_de_Janeiro   (4220 words)

 Rio de Janeiro (city) - MSN Encarta
Rio de Janeiro (city), city in southeastern Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean, and the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro.
Rio is located on the western side of Guanabara Bay on a flat, narrow coastal plain adjacent to the foothills of the Brazilian Highlands.
Although Rio is not Brazil’s largest city, nor its capital, its historical role as the nation’s preeminent urban center makes it the single most important city in the country in terms of education, culture, and the arts.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761554853/Rio_de_Janeiro_(city).html   (1247 words)

 Real Estate in Brazil - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro is one of the 26 states of
Gaspar de Lemos; he named it "Rio" because he thought it was a river mouth rather than a bay.
Rio is a city of contrasts, and though much of the city clearly ranks alongside the world's most modern metropoles, a significant percentage of the city's 13 million inhabitants do still live in areas of poorer quality housing.
realestateinbrazil.com /Rio-de-Janeiro   (1379 words)

 Rio de Janeiro travel guide - Wikitravel
Rio de Janeiro is a large city in Brazil, on the South Atlantic coast.
Rio is famous for its breathtaking landscape, its laidback beach culture and its annual carnival.
For those of you visiting Rio de Janeiro for the first time, this is highly recommended as it means you will have someone waiting for you on the airport concourse, and you will avoid the hassle of haggling with the local taxi drivers.
wikitravel.org /en/Rio_de_Janeiro   (8823 words)

 Hotel Rio De Janeiro - alberghi Rio De Janeiro - beb Rio De Janeiro
La guest house Castelinho38 si trova a Rio de Janeiro, nel cuore del quartiere boemo Santa Teresa, in un favoloso castello dove la bellezza architettonica si combina con l'incantevole natura circostante.
L'hotel Cristal Palace si trova in una posizione esclusiva a Rio de Janeiro, tra l'elegante e moderno quartiere di Ipanema e la spiaggia di Copacabana, famosa in tutto il mondo, nelle vicinanze dei principali centri commerciali e...
I fantastici negozi ed i locali notturni di Rio de Janeiro distano meno di 10 chilometri.
it.ultrahotels.net /sud_america/brasile/rio_de_janeiro   (1094 words)

 Rio de Janeiro Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
But Rio also has much to offer the budget traveller: there are cheap hotels and restaurants aplenty, and the beach is a free entertainment zone.
Bluelist it › If you want your list to be considered for the Rio de Janeiro book, use the keyword 'highlight'.
Rio's famous statue of Christ as Redeemer, standing tall, arms wide, on Corcovado Mountain, is 30m (98ft) high, and weighs 1145 tons (1038726 kg).
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/south-america/brazil/rio-de-janeiro   (396 words)

 Rio de Janeiro : Introduction | Frommers.com
Say "Rio" and mental images explode: the glittering skimpy costumes of Carnaval; the statue of Christ, arms outspread on the mountaintop; the beach at Ipanema or Copacabana, crowded with women in miniscule bikinis; the rocky height of the Sugarloaf; or the persistent rhythm of the samba.
In recognition of the city's growing commercial importance, the capital was transferred from Salvador to Rio in 1762, though the city remained a dusty colonial backwater.
By the 1980s, violence and crime plagued the country, and Rio was perceived as the sort of place where walking down the street was openly asking for a mugging.
www.frommers.com /destinations/riodejaneiro/2845010001.html   (776 words)

And then there is the Rio Carnival, a unique and unforgettable ‘happening’ that falls in either late February or early March.
Rio's Carnival Balls are more elaborated costume parties which start around 11pm and carry on through until 5am or later.
December 31 is the night all ‘Cariocas’; (Rio natives) find their way to the beaches to honor ‘Iemanjá’, African deity of the waters.
www.expeditionstravel.net /rio_de_janeiro.htm   (1488 words)

The visitor seeking a resort destination which also provides the sophisticated infra-structure of a modern city will find everything he requires in Rio de Janeiro.
Rio is a city of contrasts: the colonial architecture provides a reminder of the past, striking modern buildings provide a glimpse into the future.
Rio de Janeiro, as a travel destination, is not seasonally sensitive, as the climate is temperate year round, and its attractions can be enjoyed at virtually any time of the year.
www.rio.rj.gov.br /riotur/en/pagina/?Canal=1   (201 words)

 Rio de Janeiro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rio de Janeiro is without doubt the most photogenic city in the world and throughout the tour there are plenty of opportunities to take photographs.
The first stop is at one of Rio's famous "Churrascarias", one of the highlights of eating out in Rio de Janeiro.
After a fifty minute car trip from Rio, driving south through forested mountains and evergreen plains, we arrived at Saint Peter and were ceremonially received in a courtyard of a fairytale castle which is, in fact, a barn and serves as a meeting point.
www.bgt.com.br /riodejaneiro_services.htm   (5500 words)

 Rio De Janeiro , Rio De Janeiro Otelleri , Rio De Janeiro Tarihi , Rio De Janeiro Hakkında , Brezilya - Yaz Turizmi - ...
Rio De Janeiro, Brezilya'nın önemli şehirlerinden olmasının dışında adından oldukça söz edilen bir şehirdir.
400 yaşından fazla bir geçmişe sahip olmasına rağmen Rio, oldukça modern bir şehirdir.Rio'nun nüfus yoğunluğu, geçmişinin bir yansımasıdır.
Bu dağda İsa heykelini yakından görmenin dışında mükemmel bir Rio manzarası ile karşılaşacaksınız.
www.yazturizmi.com /rio_de_janeiro.asp?id=10   (213 words)

 Hotels of Rio de Janeiro, Hotel Reservation in Rio de Janeiro - Brasil Contact
Rio de Janeiro is called The Marvellous City or The Fluminense Capital too.
Senhora de Copacabana, 995 - Copacabana - Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brasil
Atlântica 3264, Praia de Copacabana - Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil
www.brasilcontact.com /hciudad/brazil-riodejaneiro.html   (327 words)

 Rio de Janeiro travel guide
Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful and spectacular cities on the planet.
Rio de Janeiro is a large city and is not free from the problems associated with poverty.
First time travelers to Rio should be aware of their surroundings at all times and stay away from the favelas (slums).
www.world66.com /southamerica/brazil/riodejaneiro   (591 words)

 Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Welcome to the Cidade Maravilhosa, or the Marvelous City, as Rio is known in Brazil.
Synonymous with the girl from Ipanema, the dramatic view from the Pão de Açúcar (Sugar Loaf), and famous Carnival celebrations, Rio is also a city of stunning architecture, good museums, and marvelous food.
Rio is also home to 23 beaches, an almost continuous 73-km (45-mi) ribbon of sand.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=rio_de_janeiro@129   (257 words)

 Rio De Janeiro Brazil Hotel and Hostel Online Booking - Hotels and Youth Hostels in Rio De Janeiro Brazil - ...
In the heart of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in a neighbourhood with a historic and artistic atmosphere we offer you, with a warm and friendly welcome, quality accommodation with comfort, security and affordable prices in our guesthouse.
The hostel is located near downtown in Rio de Janeiro, between Gloria and Catete neighborhood.
Rio's Nice Hotel is located in the centre of the city (Arcos da Lapa), which happens to be the best and happiest part of the city.
www.instantworldbooking.com /?hotel-in=Rio+De+Janeiro|Brazil   (724 words)

 Carnival - Rio de Janeiro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carnival is the time of year that the world comes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio's first masquerade carnival ball with portuguese polkas and waltzes was in 1840
Samba came from the flood of newly freed fl Brazilians from Bahia to the slums or favelas of Rio after the abolition of slavery in Brazil in 1888.
www.rioadventuretours.com /Carnival_Rio_de_Janeiro.html   (231 words)

 Rio de Janeiro
Praia de Copacabana de manha e de tarde e de noite.
A part of the offering in a "comida a quilo" - a common type of restaurant in Rio, where you pay by the pound.
Monastery of Sao Bento, Major road in Rio (modeled on Parisian avenues), Monument f the unknown soldier, the aquaducts of Lapa, tram lines in Santa Teresa, Municipal cathedral, inside one of the long tunnels, favelas (hillside slums) of Rio and various buildings.
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 Hotels Rio De Janeiro - Hotels in Rio De Janeiro Brazil - Rio De Janeiro Hotels
Avenida Vieira Souto 460 Rio De Janeiro BR The Caesar Park Ipanema is positioned at the midpoint of Ipanema's beachfront boulevard in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Avenida Atlantica 1702 Rio De Janeiro BR Presiding over Rio's famed Copacabana Beach with authority and grace, the Copacabana Palace Hotel has been a symbol of old fashioned glamour for dignitaries and sociolites since its birth in 1923.
N S De Copacabana1256 Rio De Janeiro BR Copacabana Rio Hotel is located fa one block from Copacabana beach the most famous beach of Brasil and far three bolcks from Iapanema.
www.brazilhotelfinder.com /BR/Rio-De-Janeiro.html   (756 words)

 Rio de Janeiro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rio has a series of beaches and, for the Cariocas (residents of Rio), leisure truly revolves around them.
This stretch of coastline, south of Rio, rivals the Oregon coast in beauty, surpasses it in many ways.
She was interested in Islam, but could not get any information in Rio.
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 Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Hotel - Rio de Janeiro - Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
A work coleague and I stayed at the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro on the night of December 7, 2005.
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Explore our site to find travel information and unbiased reviews on Rio de Janeiro tourism, attractions, maps and much more.
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 Rio de Janeiro - Wikitravel
Rio de Janeiro is largely divided into four regions:
Rio is one of the country's major transportation hubs, seconded only by São Paulo.
Dama de Ferro [32] Ipanema - Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 288.
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