Subway Rio de Janeiro - Metrô - Subway - Rio de Janeiro

Known as “Cidade Maravilhosa” or Marvelous City, Rio de Janeiro is one of the world’s brightest, most famous, colorful, and joyful cities in the world. By the way, Rio de Janeiro is translated into English as “River of January”. World’s biggest carnivals, samba dancing, rhythms of Bossa Nova, bright football, perfect sandy beaches, the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer – these is only a small fraction of things, which made this city a world known with inimitable atmosphere, authentic climate and unique people. The city is considered to be the citadel of joy, happiness, cheerfulness, openness, and sincerity.

 

If you have never been to Rio de Janeiro, the gallery of photographs, featuring this marvelous city, will help you understand and, maybe, even feel the atmosphere, reigning there. We have collected different pictures – from the grandeur architecture and monuments to vivid moments of Brazilian carnivals and to the pictures of life far from joy and happiness of mass celebrations. As any other city with global importance, Rio de Janeiro is the city of contrasts. Pictures below will show you those contrasts, but it is up to you to decide what prevails there – a world-known well-crafted image of Rio de Janeiro or some unadvertised and unrevealed faces of Rio…

 

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