By Helen Trouten Torres, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For those seeking a traditional neighborhood in Rio with similar comforts and amenities of Zona Sul (South Zone), Tijuca is an obvious choice. Often referred to as the 'Zona Sul of Zona Norte,' Tijuca offers easy access to all parts of the city, and located in a large valley surrounded by the rainforest clad mountains of Tijuca National Park, the largest urban jungle in the world, it also enjoys natural . . .

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