Rio de Janeiro – the marvelous city
Endless beaches, tropical vegetation, the annual carnival and beautiful location make Rio de Janeiro one of the most desirable cities for visiting in the world. That’s why its nickname is the Marvelous City (for the local – Cidade Maravilhosa). The party is not only thing on agenda in Rio. It is also the cultural capital and upscale shopping destination. ™ Trends Magazine introduces the best of the city.
Rio de Janeiro carnival
The first and most famous thing about Rio de Janeiro is the carnival. It is the most visited carnival in the world and every year it attracts thousands of tourists.
Rio de Janeiro
As we mentioned, Rio de Janeiro is popular shopping destinations. Ipanema is the place, where you can find the latest fashion trends. Lenny is the local brand – it is a favorite in underwear. Mara Mac is for bags and shoes; Gilson Martins is for wallets and small bags. Browse in Papel Craft for some gifts and after that you could go to Feira Hippie, where can see the local art and craft works.
For many tourists, the holiday in Rio de Janeiro express constant frying on the beach. Much more interesting thing is to interact with the locals. Try some of the local exotic fruits. Polis Sucos is one of the best fresh juice bars in Ipanema. You will like the nightlife in Rio. Fans of modern nightclubs will be fascinated by Melt, 00 and Baronetti.
If you book a table in Rio Scenarium you will hit the jackpot – it is a restaurant and nightclub, located on three floors. Three floors with the best samba in Rio! Santa teresa is district, which is located on top of the hill. It is full of small restaurants and artistic and bohemian crowds. You could have lunch there. Aprazível restaurant offers great Brazilian cuisine, also international dishes, but the most beautiful there is the view of the city. About 60 km from the coast is Grumari Beach. It is a magical place in the middle of nature, away from the hustle of Rio.
Buzios Rio de Janeiro
Those of you, who already have been to Rio, probably will want to return to Buzios. The place is about 2 hours north of the city. Búzios was one of the favorite places for Brigitte Bardot!