Rio’s Santa Marta Favela Opens Tourist Information Desk

By Charlotte Markham, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Santa Marta favela community in Zona Sul (South Zone), has begun to prepare for the expected arrival of tourists this August, when Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympics. A new tourist information post was opened in the community yesterday (May 10th) to help orientate visitors and reinforce Santa Marta as an important tourist point in the city.

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