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Copacabana and Ipanema

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Copacabana

One of the most famous neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Located in the south of the city, Copacabana has a beautiful beach in a half moon shape and is dubbed the Princess of the Sea due to its golden age in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s bohemian district, glamor and wealth, Copacabana gave rise to many songs, books, paintings and photographs, turning tourist reference in Brazil. The neighborhood is bordered by Lake, Ipanema, Botafogo and Rudder.

The Copacabana Fort was inaugurated on September 28, 1914, by the then President of the Republic Hermes da Fonseca. Its construction in the form of bunker was a challenge to military engineering. The outer walls facing the sea, thickness 12m, welcomes German guns Krupp (305mm, 190mm and 75mm) seated in encoraçadas and rotating domes. Laguna coming, Santa Catarina, the 6th Artillery Battery Position Independent, settled in Fort Copacabana starting the history of most formidable war square in Latin America.

Copacabana is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods, cosmopolitan and thriving city, attracting large numbers of tourists to its more than 80 hotels, which are especially full during the time of New Year's Eve and Carnival.

It is one of the most famous neighborhoods of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Located in the southern part of the city, has a beautiful Copacabana beach in half moon shape and is dubbed Princess of the Sea due to its golden age in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s bohemian Bairro, glamor and wealth, gave rise to Copacabana many songs, books, paintings and photographs, turning tourist reference Brazil.The neighborhood abuts Lagoa, Ipanema, Botafogo Leme.

The Copacabana Fort was inaugurated on September 28, 1914, by then President of the Republic Marshal Hermes da Fonseca. Its construction shaped bunker was a challenge to military engineering. The sea facing external walls, 12m thick, welcomes German Krupp guns (305mm, 190mm and 75mm) and settled in encoraçadas rotating domes. Coming laguna, Santa Catarina, the 6th Independent Battery of Artillery Position, settled in Fort Copacabana starting history's most formidable war square in Latin America.

Copacabana is one of the most beautiful, cosmopolitan and thriving neighborhoods in the city, attracting large numbers of tourists to its more than 80 hotels, which are especially full during the time of the New Year and Carnival.

Ipanema

Perhaps even more irresistible than the muse who inspired the "Girl from Ipanema" song, which immortalized. Ipanema is undoubtedly a popular meeting point of Rio de Janeiro. Sophisticated and with an intense nightlife, the neighborhood is a happy blend of beach, bars and shops. Permanent fixture during the day, the beach also receives a large number of patrons at night.

Perhaps even more irresistible than the muse who inspired the song "The Girl from Ipanema," which immortalized. Ipanema is undoubtedly a famous meeting in Rio de Janeiro. Sophisticated and with an intense nightlife, the neighborhood is a happy gathering of beach, bars and shops. Permanent fixture during the day, the beach also hosts a large number of visitors during the night.