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Foto da Praia de Copacabana - Rio de Janeiro - Brasil

Copacabana beach


Copacabana is a borough located in the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, known for its 4 km beach which is one of the most famous in the world.

Copacabana has one of the most beautiful and famous beaches in the world, half-moon stretching over 4.5 km, from Leme until Arpoador. It is known princesinha do Mar (Little Princess of the Sea). Copacabana is one of the emblems of Brazil tourist as the Mount Corcovado or Sugar Loaf.


Copacabana beach is the most famous of the world, one where Rio emancipated.


In the middle is the oldest luxury hotel in South America, the Copacabana Palace, built to plans of a French architect. On Christmas Eve of New Year's Eve, a huge firework fired at two million people gathered and dressed in white. As is tradition, at midnight, flowers are thrown into the sea in 2006, the Rolling Stones gave a memorable concert in front of 1.7 million people.


According to Riotur, the Tourism Secretariat of Rio de Janeiro, there are 63 hotels and 10 hostels in Copacabana.


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[♪] Do Leme ao Pontal - Tim Maia


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Taken on July 17, 2015