Did you know that Rio de Janeiro is translated as January River because it was first discovered in the month of January? But let’s take things from the beginning with some historic facts about this famous city visited yearly by millions of tourists from all over the world.
It is true that many people would say that while visiting a city as a tourist there is no more time for including sporting activities that help you stay fit, but touring in Rio de Janeiro you have various sports to choose from while enjoying at the same time the beauties of this city. Yes, you can stay without sporting, especially because you will want to allocate as much time as possible to visiting various attractive locations, but wouldn’t it be great to visit these places and still do some sports?
Everybody knows the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer representing Jesus Christ outstretching His arms over the city of Rio de Janeiro. In Brazilian, the statue is called Cristo Redentor, and is located on the 700 m peak of Corcovado Mountain in Tijuca Forest national Park.