RIO DE JANEIRO – Samba City may seem like a reference to Rio, due to its popularity as a destination for samba music and Carnival, but it actually refers to the building complex where the dreams of samba schools are made into reality.
Samba City is the nerve center of the top samba schools that participate in the Sambodrome parade; where the production and construction of the elaborate costumes and floats takes place.
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