FC: Famous Sites of | Rio de Janiero
1: Table Of contents | Copacabana Beach Christ the redemeer Carnival Sugarloaf Mountain Guanabara Bay Church of the calderia Marcana staduim Tijuana National Park Botanical Gardens | 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
2: Copacabana Beach
3: CopaCabana beach is one of the most famous beaches in Brazil. Thousands flock the beach each year. It provides a perfect place for sunning, relaxing and people watching. It is also lined with shops, bars, restaurants, and hotels; Making compacabana a perfect place for vacationing and staying entertained.
4: Christ the redeemer
5: THe Christ the redeemer is also know as cristo redentor. It is the main symbol of rio de janiero. The statue is over 70 years old and is a total of 98 feet tall. You can climb stairs or ride and elevator up to the top of the statue.
7: The Carnival
8: Sugarloaf Mountain
9: Sugarloaf mountain is a 390 feet tall granite mountain. It's name characterizes the famous hump raising out of the water. This mountain can be reached by cable car. The mountain offers beautiful views of the entire city.
10: Gaunabara Bay
11: Gaunabara bay is and oceanic bay. There are more than 130islands dotting the bay. It is surrounded by luxuriant tropical forests, beaches, strangely-shaped rocks and peaks, and a backdrop of the high mountains of Serra do Mar. It is about 19 miles long and 17 miles wide.
12: Church of the Candelaria
13: The church of candelaria was built and decorated during the long period. it was the site of many significant moments in history.The area around the church was the site of the CandelAria massacre of July 23, 1993. This Event brought worldwide attention to the issue of police brutality toward street children in Brazil.
14: Marcana Stadium
15: Marcana stadium is an open air stadium in rio de janiero. It is the worlds highest capacity football(soccer) stadium in the world. The stadium is able to hold up to 200,00o people. After being modernized the current capacity of the stadium is 82,238, making it the largest stadium in Brazil and South America.
16: Tijuana National Park
17: Tijuana national park is a historical park in rio de janiero. It has many particular views. Some of these views are water falls, a small chapel, and many beautiful and unusual trees.
18: Botanical gardens
19: The Botanical Gardens consist of two 800 yard long rows of towering palm trees. There are thousands of plants and trees that make up the gardens. Every type of palm tree is growing in the botanical gardens.