Rio de Janeiro, best known for its carnival festival, featuring parade, flamboyant costumes and samba is the host nation for 2016 Olympics. Rio is the second largest city in Brazil and the main language is Portuguese.
The capital city of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, is known for its Copacabana and Ipanema beaches and 38m Christ the Redeemer state atop Mt. Corcovado and Sugarloaf.
2016 Summer Olympics : 5-21st August
2016 Summer Paralympics : 7-18th September, 2016.
The 2016 Rio Olympics events will be hosted in four neighborhoods: Barra, Deodoro, Maracana and Copacabana. Barra will serve as the heart of the games, with the largest concentration of venues.
This video by expedia takes you to most of the places and things that you can visit or do while you are in Rio this Olympics 2016 or later part of this year.
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