• Royal Botanical Garden Rio de Janeiro

    Royal Botanical Garden Rio de JaneiroThe royal botanical garden is also known as Jardim Botanico and is located in the south zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This garden is over 200 years old. It is one of the most beautiful and best protected green areas in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

    The total area of botanical garden is 140 hectors and lies at the foot of the Corcovado Mountain. There are more than 7000 plants species. The garden has 134 palm lined avenue.

    Among the plants there are also orchids, bromeliads, cacti, huge bamboos and different types of carnivorous plants. The Rio de Janeiro botanical garden is largely green not exceedingly floral.  (more…)

  • Bay of the kings Angra dos Reis

    Bay of the kings Angra dos ReisAngra dos Reis is located in southern part in Rio de Janeiro state of Brazil. It is mainly known as Brazilian municipality having 365 islands. Angra dos Reis is very popular to the tourists because there have plenty of beaches around the area.

    Angra dos Reis were discovered on January 6, 1502. Today this municipality has become a main point for the tourism. Because it has almost two hundred beaches filled with natural beauty, legends and social events.

    Ilha grade is best among all the islands. It is considered the paradise of adventure. Not only had the title of adventure but also it played an important role in Brazilian historical culture scenario. Once this islands was busiest islands because it was the part of the Fluminense coast. Mainly Angra dos Reis are located between the state of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.  (more…)

  • Petropolis – Dynamic History of the Imperial Museum

    Dynamic History of Imperial Museum, PetropolisPetropolis is mainly known as the imperial city of Brazil which is located in Rio de Janeiro. This imperial city is mainly popular for the imperial museum and crystal palace. Petropolis is 68 km away from the state capital. It is also the home of national laboratory scientific computing.

    History of imperial museum

    A dynamic history is involved behind the city. City of peter was the summer residence of the Brazilian emperors in 19th century. It was officially declared as the capital of Rio de Janeiro between 1894 and 1902.  (more…)

  • Christ the Redeemer and Corcovado Mountain, Rio de Janeiro

    Christ the Redeemer and Corcovado Mountain, Rio de JaneiroCorcovado Mountain is located in central Rio de Janeiro. It is also known as “Hunch Back” in Portuguese language. Because of its shape it is also named hunch back. The Statue of Redeemer is situated on top of the Corcovado Mountain.

    Height: 710m / 2329 feet
    Geology (type): Granite
    Translation: Hunchback
    Nearest lake: Lagoa Rodrigode Freitas
    Nearest beaches: Ipanema and Copacabana

    Why tourists like Corcovado?

    1. Corcovado Mountain is one of the most widely recognized landmarks in Rio de Janeiro.
    2. Corcovado has its own dedicated song. The English version of this song titled by “Quiet nights of quiet stars”. It was written by Brazilian famous musicians and composer named Antonio Carlos Jobim.  (more…)
  • Video: Time of Rio by MOOV

    Time of Rio from MOOV on Vimeo.

    “Time of Rio” is a video produced by MOOV a photo and movie studio located in Rio de Janiero in Brazil. The video mixes sequences in slow motion, time lapse and hyper lapse of scenes shot in the beautiful and wild Brazilian city. This is another great video of Rio de Janeiro to get you in the mood for a Rio trip. Music “Oh Wee” by Immortal Beats and “Whispering Through” by Asura