Five Great Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro

New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro is one of the most celebrated events of the year, with around 2 million people lining the shores of the 'Cidade Maravilhosa.'

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – New Year’s Eve, or ‘Réveillon,’ is a big deal in Rio de Janeiro, being the second biggest celebration after Carnival. The city really welcomes the new year in style, with fireworks, live concerts and plenty of ‘joie de vivre.’ Here are five great options, with all budgets in mind, for where to see in 2019.

Belmond Copacabana Palace (Copacabana)
Arguably the most . . .

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