Rio de Janeiro is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Rio de Janeiro is the Marvelous City, an iconic metropolis that is known for its sky-high cliffs, vast beaches and lush tropical vegetation.

Its most emblematic statue is said to welcome visitors with open arms, and its most famous song celebrates a girl from Ipanema.

Now, after a long road, it’s officially earned the famed recognition from UNESCO.

Take a look at what makes Rio a World Heritage Site.

Rio de Janeiro is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Rio de Janeiro is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Rio de Janeiro is the Marvelous City, an iconic metropolis that is known for its sky-high cliffs, vast beaches and lush tropical vegetation. Its most emblematic statue is said to welcome visitors with open arms, and its most famous song celebrates a girl from Ipanema. Now, after a long road, it’s officially earned the famed recognition from UNESCO. Take a look at what makes Rio a World Heritage Site.
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