Samba City: Historical Landmark and Carnival Attraction

By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Cidade do Samba (Samba City) located near the Port Zone in Rio, brings together the samba schools from the Grupo Especial (Special Group) division and is home to the schools’ Carnival preparations and float building. Normally there are daily events for visitors to enjoy a preview of Carnival, but due to construction work the site is temporarily closed to the public.

The massive warehouses that occupy the 93 . . .

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