Known as the Wonderful City, Rio de Janeiro offers attractions that have rendered the city international fame. It is recognized for its impresives landscapes and location, situated between green mountains and the waters of the sea.It counts with the most famous attractions of the country, such as the Sugar Loaf, the Corcovado, the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, the Tijuca National Park - the largest urban natural reserve in the world and the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. The city is full of energy and " cariocas", the inhabitants of Rio, known for their free spirit and its charm.
Rio is all that. And much more. The city was the seat of the Federal Government until 1960 - when Brasilia, the current capital of the country, was inaugurated. Because of this, the city's architectonic traces include luxurious and imposing constructions - that harboured to the nobility and other important personages of those times.
Rio can be visited any time of the year because the weather is warm and pleasant during all months.
Is one of the cities most important cultural and economic of Brazil. There is always something to do, from festivals, exhibitions, theater plays, dance and music shows to sports events for all tastes.
The capital of the State of Rio de Janeiro is also one of the greatest business centers in the country, being constantly chosen to host important national and international conferences, congresses and meetings.