The Capital of the Most Fun Activities with 18 items Rio de Janeiro

King Momo wearing the crown, African-inspired dance passages, the most Latin form of Sulukule, the Rio Carnival began.

Although the negative images that drug and street gangs try to stand up to the army tanks are remembered in our minds, Brazil's first impression on the minds is in the first paragraph, and its derivatives. With more tourist images in mind, Brazil is celebrating its 454th anniversary. Almost 5 centuries.

With his unique sense of fun, his fondness for football, his international festivals and his turbulent history, he continues his adventure of Ro de Janerio for about 5 centuries.
On this occasion, we wanted to enumerate the unknowns with 18 items.

1.Rio de Janerio
Rio De Jenerio is the second largest city in the country, attracting attention with its magazine features and tourist attractions. Its full name is São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro. That is the January River of Saint Sebastian. Here, a January ”implies the discovery of the city in January 1502 by Portuguese” explorers Bur.

The city is known as Cidade Maravilhosa. Meaning Marvelous City.

2. Portugal's escape point
As Napoleon invaded Portugal, the royal family and many noble families fled from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro. After this time, the city became the capital of the kingdom. The only European capital outside Europe.

3. The realm of activities
The city hosted the 2007 Pan America Games and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. On October 2, 2009, the International Olympic Committee announced that Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, thus showing that it is the first South American city to host the Olympic games and the first Latin American city.

4. Slum City
Although Rio is considered among the major metropolises of the world, a large part of the population lives in the suburbs called favelas. Favela is the name given to the shantytowns in Brazil. They are mostly located in urban areas. The Favelas were first built by soldiers who had no place to stay until the end of the 19th century. Some of the first ones were named Bairros Africanos (African Neighborhoods). The slaves who had attained their freedom in these areas but had no place to live and began to settle in the corners of the city.
25 percent of the city is living here.

5. Brother City: Istanbul
After the talks between the two metropolis, one of the sister cities of Rio was Istanbul. The brotherhood continues for about 54 years.

6. Overcrowded in the 20th Century
The population of Rio has been growing rapidly since the 1960s. This was the period when Rio's famous regions such as Copacabana and Ipanema began to appear. These regions constitute two of the places attracting the most tourists.

7. Half of Istanbul
According to the UN's 2010 data, the city's population is about 7 million. It is almost half of the population of Istanbul.

8. They do not leave the institutionality
In Prove yourself ünlü and ac Don't forget to look at others ott these mottos are slogans of Copacabana and Ipanema's world-famous beaches. They're installing the energy right now.

9. Statue of Christ the Redeemer of the World
Corcovado Mountain means the word ’hump”. The mountain, where the statue was found, was seen from above and it was likened to a man's humpback.

The Christ the Redeemer on the top of Corcovado Mountain is the city's longest and heavyest symbol. The pedestal is 8 meters, the statue itself is 30 meters. Not satisfied with this, Jesus, opening his arms to the side again shows a length of 30 meters.

Designed by Heitor Silva Costa and sculpted by French sculptor Paul Landowski in five years (Portuguese: Christo redentor) The construction of the statue was commemorated on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Brazil's founding in Rio de Janeiro, the capital of the country in 1922. It is opened in 1931 with an official ceremony.

There are a few cafes, a small museum and even a chapel at the foot of the statue. It is located in the lower part of the mountain in the Tijuca National Park. The Corcovado is 710 m high and offers a magnificent view of the city. The Corcovado mountain train follows a meandering path near the top of the mountain. On 7 July 2007, he was elected as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

10. The name of the mountain; Candy Head
i means sugar head “in Portugal. Another place with a beautiful panoramic view of the city and the sheep (Bahia de Guanabara).

11. The city of contrasts
The central part of Rio is home to not only beautiful colonial buildings, churches and ancient monasteries, but also ultra-modern skyscrapers.

12. Santa Theresa Location
The district of Santa Theresa is located outside the center of Rio, on various cool hills. This ancient colonial period is a bohemian place, a paradise for artists and intellectuals. You can spend more than a night by staying in one of the numerous hotels and pensions opened in historic buildings. In the evenings the main square of the Largo do Guimaraes quarter is full of music and entertainment.

13. From the heaven of football
Maracaña Stadion is one of the world's largest stadiums. It has a capacity of approximately 120,000 spectators. Tourists visit the stadium and the local museum with a guide

14. The festival in the street; the Rio Carnival
In the world, the Rio Carnival is completed in about five days. In February or March the whole city turns into a dance floor. The performances are intertwined with parades, and the world's most colorful event is so fascinated by millions.

The Rio Carnival was an event in 1641 where masquerades were held. Crowd groups would meet each other to throw mud and water. However, over time, the street is one of the symbols of the street. The carnival, which began to change shape with the participation of an Italian ambassador in the 18th century, has become a transformative dance of polka and waltz dance performances. The Rio Carnival is full of African inspirations. The reason for this is the influence of the African slaves who have been devoted to the ships of Portugal. The process of turning into the samba is also due to the settling of the slaves in the city after the slavery has been removed.

However, the most important event in the Carnival calendar is Samba Parade.

15. No littering here
Sambas who give importance to cleanliness, to throw a rubbish on the ground is a fine. The penalty for garbage disposal is about 156 Brazilian Real. If we evaluate today's exchange rate, it corresponds to about 222 Turkish Liras. The police want to show their identity or passport. If the interlocutor is a tourist and does not have a passport, the police will accompany them to the hotel. Not from the courtesy, from the insistence on seeing the passport.

16. Glass is wealth
In some of the old buildings, the shutters appear to be on the inside of the windows and on the outskirts of the windows. This is due to the importance given to the glass and the fact that the glass is a sign of wealth.

17. Steps of colors
The works of Chilean artist Jorge Salaron, the colorful Salaron stairs, are decorated with tiles from every corner of the world. The fact that Hacivat and Karagöz figures are on top of one of the tiles at the top of the stairs is a detail that surprises Turkish tourists in particular.

18.Do not leave safety
Nice is a place where gangs have trouble. The most important issue in Rio is the security. Navigating the coasts without providing security may mean inviting invitations. Authorities, tourists from the world famous beaches such as Copacabana and Ipanema warns not to go around at night. Even the passports and bags are among the recommendations given to leave the hotel.
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