Rio de Janeiro is one of the most famous and favorite tourist cities in Brazil. Everyone knows, or at least hears, about this city. The famous statue of Christ, the world famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, the peak of Sugar Loaf and the cable car – these are just a few of the city’s attractions.
No less famous and diverse festivals in Rio de Janeiro. In addition, of course, tourists and guests of the city will not remain indifferent after meeting the nightlife of Rio, which is striking in its brightness and diversity.
Rio de Janeiro Festivals
The first association that occurs at the mention of Rio de Janeiro and festivals is of course a carnival. This is the largest event in the city, which made it world famous, takes place in late February. Many cities are trying to repeat the experience of Rio, but no one has yet succeeded. Bright, colorful carnival in Rio de Janeiro annually collects millions of tourists from around the world. Incendiary dances, bright costumes of the participants, loud music and excellent mood are the main components of the success of this momentous event.
However, in addition to the carnival, in Rio and other festivals are held. Among them:
- Rock in Rio (September);
It is the largest international music festival in Rio. Queen, AC / DC, Metallica, Aerosmith, Maroon 5 and other famous musicians performed here over the years.
- The Rio Wine and Food Festival (July);
During the festival, the best restaurants and chefs demonstrate their skills, as well as conduct master classes in cooking.
Rio de Janeiro Nightlife
Rio de Janeiro will not leave anyone to be bored even at night. Hundreds of bars, cafes, nightclubs and dance floors are ready to entertain guests of the city all night long. The most expensive places are located closer to the coastal zone and beaches. Places a little cheaper are far from the first line, but they do not become more boring.
Nightlife in the city usually begins to intensify after 10 pm, when the heat of the day finally subsided and the city was filled with twilight. At this time, the city lights up the night-lights, music is heard here and there, incendiary samba lessons take place or street musicians play.
Most of the most interesting bars are located in Lapa. In the area of Zone Sul are also crowded parties. Finally, the areas of Copacabana and Ipanema are the places where the coolest but also the most expensive bars of the city are collected. Incendiary parties with the best artists and DJs to popular dance music and color shows take place here every night.