FEEL THE MAGIC IN THE AIR OF FASCINATING CITY RIO DE JANEIRO


    FEEL THE MAGIC IN THE 
    AIR OF fascinating  city Rio de Janeiro

    Rio de Janeiro is the hottest city I Brazil not only for its nice weather but it’s known for its beautiful Carnaval and attractions, here we will take you in most beautiful attraction in Rio de Janeiro …….

    Christ the Redeemer
    Christ the Redeemer is a large statue of Christ overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, from the top of the Corcovado Mountain. Over the years, it has become one of the emblems of the internationally renowned city, with Sugarloaf, Copacabana Beach and Rio Carnival.




    Museu Histórico Nacional
    The National Historical Museum of Brazil (Museu Histórico Nacional) was created in 1922 and has more than 287,000 objects, including the largest numismatic collection in Latin America. The architectural complex that houses the museum was built in 1603 as Fort Saint-Jacques de la Miséricorde; The earlier structures date from 1567, erected by order of King Sebastian I of Portugal. In 1693, the prison of Calaboose, for slaves, was built. In 1762, Casa do Trem was added as a weapons and ammunition depot. The latest additions are the arsenal of war (1764) and the barracks (1835).

    The Corcovado  train
    The Corcovado train is situated in Rio de Janeiro,, at an altitude of 710 m.in  the summit of the Corcovado mountain which it's famous for its statue of Christ the Redeemer and its views of the city and beaches of Rio.
    The line is 3.8 km (2.4 mi) long. This is a 3,000-3 / 8-inch rack railway using the Riggenbach rack system. The line was opened by Emperor Dom Pedro II on October 9, 1884. Initially steamed, this line was the first electrified railway in Brazil in 1910. It was re-equipped in 1980 with trains built by SLM of Winterthur in Switzerland.
    It is one of the few railways still using three-phase electric power with two aerial cables at 800 V and 60 Hz.

    There are four trains, each of two cars. Three of them are used simultaneously. The journey takes about 20 minutes and departs every 20 minutes for a capacity of 540 passengers per hour. Because of this limited capacity, waiting at the entry station can take several hours. The line is in service from 8:30 to 18:30 (from 8:30 to 18:30).
    The line was traveled by many personalities, including Pope Pius XII, Pope John Paul II, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Albert Einstein, and Diana, Princess of Wales.




    Cascatinha do Taunay
    Located immediately at the entrance of Tijuca Forest National Park, from Alto da Boa Vista, this waterfall is formed by the Cachoeira River and was discovered by the French Nicolas-Antoine Taunay, member of the French artistic mission Brazil in 1816 at the invitation of Dom Joao XI. Taunay was the first great noble to come to the forest, being the great popularizer of this place, organizing meetings in his house for the court.
    Later, he built his house by the waterfall, which today bears his name as a tribute.




    Mountain sugarloaf
    The Sugar Loaf, or simply the Sugar Loaf (Pão de Açúcar in Portuguese), is a granite peak located in the city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. It rises to 396 meters of altitude and is accessible by a cable car.
    The the current cable car connects the base of Morro da Babilônia to the top of Morro da Urca at 220 meters above sea level, then to the top of the Sugar Loaf. This the second section of 700 meters is equipped with panoramic spherical cabins that can carry 65 passengers every twenty minutes for a rise of three minutes.
    Mount Sugarloaf, Morro da Babilônia and Morro da Urca are very popular with climbing enthusiasts. They form one of the largest climbing groups in urban areas, with over 270 tracks




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