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All About the Rio Sambodromo

Rio Sambodromo is home for the Rio de Janeiro Carnaval Samba Parades.

Located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, the Passarela do Samba Darcy Ribeiro or the Sambodromo can easily be accessed from Rio’s International airport, the bus central or any of the central neighborhoods. The Sambodromo of Rio e Janeiro - known by Cariocas as Marques de Sapucai Avenue - is located right at the heart of Rio de Janeiro and thus close to various hotels, cultural centers, restaurants, metro stations and also to other Rio Carnival festivities such as the Terreirao, Cinelandia street partie, the Scala Rio, and the street bands competition. It is also close to the South Zone where a lot of the blocos, bandas and Rio Carnival balls take place.

Rio Sambodromo Map

The Sambodromo is a purpose built venue

Recognized as the biggest stage in the world, the Rio Sambodrome is designed to accommodate large numbers of people, which usually comprises of close to 72,500 spectators. This permanent structure is used for other cultural events during the year as well as for shows by international artists that perform in Rio. Learn more about the Learn more about the Rio Sambodromo, its original construction and capacity.

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Carnival in Rio Sambodromo

Rio Carnival Service

Our Rio Carnival Help Desk is willing to customize a Rio de Janeiro Carnival package for you and your party as well as giving you some very handy tips on costumes, and of course, the Party Planner.

Considering a group of six or more people to Rio de Janeiro for Carnival ? Our Carnival Group Desk will be glad to design your itinerary. Benefit from our Travel Group Rates with major airlines carriers as well as all the hotel and service arrangements while in Brazil.

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