Copacabana beach is probably the most famous sand strip in the world. Copacabana is known for its four-kilometer-long stretches of sand, incredible views and ongoing movement. Every day you can find countless beach vendors strolling up and down the beach, tanned bodies soaking up in the sun, tourists drinking caipirinhas, children playing with the waves and multiple sports activities like football, volleyball and foot volley.
In sidewalk next to the beach features the iconic black and white wave motive, where numerous vendors sell souvenirs, caipirinhas and local street food. If you prefer to sit down to enjoy a beer and some live music, you can take a seat at one of the many kiosks that are located in between the sidewalk and the beach.
One of the most historical and iconic attractions of Copacabana is Copacabana Palace. Copacabana Palace was built in 1923 and is Rio’s most extravagant and luxurious hotel that has hosted world famous legends such as Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe and Princess Diana. Nowadays, the hotel is one of the main attractions of the city and definitely worth a visit even if you are on a budget. The hotel is home to three fine-ding restaurants that are open for the general public. A visit to one of these places is the perfect way to enjoy outstanding Brazilian gastronomy while enjoying the impressive architecture and wonderful interior design of this very special hotel.
The neighbourhood of Copacabana is by far one of the liveliest districts of Rio de Janeiro that offers a balanced mix of luxury hotels and exclusive restaurants but also, affordable hostels, buffet restaurants and underground clubs and bars.
Copacabana district is a little less focused around the upper-class society. Instead, residents that live in Copacabana vary from middle class income levels to the absolute highest segment. In terms of accommodation and real estate properties, the neighbourhood of Copacabana offers a variation of luxury properties and exclusive penthouses, but also offers a great selection of modern apartments that are more affordable.
Celebrating New Years Eve, also referred to as O Reveillon, in Rio de Janeiro is an unforgettable experience. In Rio people welcome the new year like no where else in the world. The main attraction and most famous party is organized at Copacabana beach and receives up to 2 million (!!) people. A couple of hours before midnight people gather around Copacabana beach to watch the most spectacular fireworks show in the world while being thankful for the past year and to welcome the new year of 2019. The fireworks show will usually lasts around 15-20 minutes minutes and is accompanied with performances of big national and international artists.
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