As the most visited city in the Southern Hemisphere, Rio de Janeiro is plentiful in its beaches, dramatic mountains, and backdrops of samba and bossa nova rhythms. Its vibrant city centre is bursting with culture and pulsating with a deep sense of history and heritage, too. As the second largest city in Brazil, it is famous for the largest Art Deco statue in the world, Christ the Redeemer, who beckons visitors to Corcovado Mountain.
With extravaganzas of feasting, music, dance, and costumed reveltry, it is easy to fall in love with Rio de Janeiro. Because of its many cultural and historical attractions, Rio has implemented fabulous infrastructure to cater to the needs of its visitors. This includes world-class accommodation for events such as the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which welcomed millions of people as they made their way to this international sporting event, and the 2016 Summer Olympics, inviting athletes and their millions of fans to this wonderful bustling destination.