The Carnival in Rio De Janeiro is the “Biggest Show on Earth” with over 2 million people. It started in the year 1723 and has turned out to be one of the biggest events in history. It is the biggest street event and the liveliest. The Carnival in Rio De Janeiro will complete 300 years in the year 2023. Brazil’s carnival is the amalgamation of Portuguese and African culture. After the Portuguese colonized Brazil, they brought over what was originally a food festival as a last meal before fasting 40 days of lent. The main attraction of the carnival in Rio De Janeiro is the samba school parades. Read up to find more about the vital details event.
It is an annual event which usually takes place in February and sometimes extends till March. It is a 5 day long event commencing with parades and samba school dances and ending with the grand performance on the final day.
The Carnival in Rio De Janeiro is the event of the streets, with parades, dances, lights and rich cultural significance. It takes place in the cosmopolitan capital city of Brazil – Rio.
During the carnival, the streets, hotels, accommodations are flooding with visitors from across the world so remember to book your tickets beforehand. Nevertheless, here are some of the highly seeked places you can stay at-
- Leblon House
- Lemon Spirit Hostel
- B&B Hotels Rio Copacabana Posto
- Harmonya Hotel
- Rio Othon Palace Hotel
- Grand Mercure Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
- Ipanema Bed and Breakfast
- Mango Tree Ipanema
- Couchsurfing or airbnb if they prefer to stay with locals
What to expect
Expect wholesome entertainment and streets flooding with samba, parades, parties, open air events and so much more. It is the brightest and boldest event of the year and people across the world watch it, either live or through their television screens. It is a must visit event and if you get a chance to visit this place, do not miss it!