It is home to many universities as well as research and development institutes.
Rio is well renowned for its beaches like Ipanema Beach and Copacabana.
There is no doubt that the most emblematic symbol of the city is Christ the Redeemer Statue atop Corcovado Mountain.
Rio attracts millions of tourists at its annual carnival celebrations and is one of the most visited cities in the world. In addition all this, The Marvelous City is famous for salsa and Bossa nova.