Rio Carnival

Rio Carnival

The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro is celebrated in four days, 40 days before Easter. It starts on Saturday and ends on Fat Tuesday with the beginning of Ash Wednesday.
The Carnival originates from a Latin phrase "carrum novalis" ("chariot ship"), that is a kind of float with which the Romans ushered in the commemoration or from the Latin "carnem raise" ("removing the flesh"), ancient peoples ate food, drinks and had parties before entering the period of Lent, the day on which it was not possible to use the meat . With these costumes is believed that this tradition spread to Italy to other countries, including Portugal, Spain and France.

Today, Carnival is an extraordinary artistic event celebrated every year in all countries of the world, but in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, Carnival is considered the most beautiful in the world, known for its splendite Samba parades. A big party full of music, dance, theater and wonderful colorful costumes and extravagant.

The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro is an event where everyone dancing, singing and enjoying themselves to the rhythm of samba and this is very important for the Brazilians, because summarizes their culture and the opportunity for tourists to know this fundamental aspect of Brazil. Every year from all over the world thousands of tourists come to participate in the Sambadrome Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro.

It takes several months to prepare for the Carnival in Rio, but before they reach such an event, there are a lot of enthusiasm and anticipation of some major festivals: the coronation of the King Fat (King Momo), who is presented with a giant silver and a golden key from the mayor of the city of Rio de Janeiro. In addition, you can participate in the preparations of the wagons, costumes at the City of Samba or better yet visit the Samba School most important Carnival.

During the Carnival of Rio de Janeiro there are parties everywhere that you can participate in, the best known is the party at the Sambadrome to see the parades of the Samba Schools of the panel. Avenida Rio Branco can assist
the parades of the schools in the lower groups, or the blocos the streets of the city, or participate in the many festivals held in the most famous of Rio or in the main squares of the city, ending with the Rio Parade or Samba Parade.

Each district of Rio de Janeiro has its own band for the Carnival parades usually in January until the end of the Carnival. Even after the New Year's Eve in Rio de Janeiro can be seen on the street samba groups of people dancing and singing on weekends and during the CarnvevalePeople who participate in these festivals are often the same people who make the music for parties samba in the street. Usually the bands or the parade route well have a fixed or they can stay in the same place for many hours so that people gather to dance in costumes and listen to samba.


Carnival bands most popular are:
Cordão do Bola Preta that parade in the city center of Rio de Janeiro;
Banda de Ipanema Vieira Souto parading on Ipanema with a huge crowd of gay people;
Suvaco do Cristo near Garden Botanigo and the Christ the Redeemer;
Carmelitas parading on the hills of Santa Teresa oldest neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro

Do not be afraid to participate in these marches in the street, this is the ideal time to enter the world
the carnival of Rio. Remember to walk to the point where they pass bands, because the roads are closed to traffic.
During the parade you can buy T-shirts or special souvenirs that are sold only at Carnival.


The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro will give you a lot of emotions and memories.

Penthouse Avenida Atlantica Copacabana

Average rating 8.86

Good

  • 6 Beds number
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 130MQ

From € 330

  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Cable Tv

Copacabana Apartment on Avenida Atlantica street, terrace with Jacuzzi and wonderful views of the beach. The penthouse has 3 priva ...

Penthouse 116 - Ipanema

Average rating 8.83

Good

  • 6 Beds number
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 350MQ
  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Cable Tv

Ipanema Luxury Penthouse with stunning views of the Ipanema beach, terrace and private swimming pool for your relaxation and to ...

Penthouse Copacabana Beach

Average rating 9.24

Good

  • 8 Beds number
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 170MQ

From € 430

  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet

Penthouse in Copacabana on 2 floors with terrace with jacuzzi and 4 double rooms available.

Penthouse 69 - Copacabana

Average rating 9.77

Good

  • 10 Beds number
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 300MQ

From € 2500

  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Cable Tv

Spectacular Penthouse with a total view of Copacabana beach, place 6. Properties of high-level people who want the best for a ...

Apartment 35 Copacabana

Average rating 9.58

Good

  • 6 Beds number
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 400MQ

From € 800

  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Cable Tv

Luxurious apartment with all the comforts for guests who want to spend a wonderfull vacation in Copacabana, the most famous beach ...

Penthouse 37 - Ipanema

Average rating 9.08

Good

  • 6 Beds number
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 250MQ

From € 500

  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Cable Tv

Penthouse in Ipanema situated a few steps from the beach. Modern apartment with all comforts available. Terrace with small swimmin ...

Penthouse Copacabana RL27

Average rating 9.03

Good

  • 6 Beds number
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 350MQ

From € 1000

  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Cable Tv

Wonderful penthouse on two levels on place 6 of Copacabana. The terrace with its private swimming pool is one of the important ...

Penthouse 47 - Copacabana

Average rating 9.67

Good

  • 10 Beds number
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1500MQ

From € 2500

  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Cable Tv

Extraordinary Penthouse in Copacabana with 5 suites and a spectacular pool in blue marble with waterfall.

Penthouse 022 - Ipanema

Average rating 8.56

Good

  • 6 Beds number
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 300MQ

From € 520

  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Cable Tv

Penthouse recently renovated shopping area of Ipanema, just steps from the beach.

Apartment 16 - Ipanema

Average rating 8.88

Good

  • 4 Beds number
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 120MQ

From € 240

  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Cable Tv

Tiffany's Residence at the heart of Ipanema a few steps from the beach and shopping centers. There are 2 bedrooms with 2 private ...