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World Cup 2014: Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro Photos, Rio Images

Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city in Brazil, will host a succession of matches including the final match of the 2014 World Cup. We put together this set of images that underline Rio’s sweeping beauty, from glowing amber sunsets to ... Show More

Categories: International soccer, Soccer, Sports, 2014 FIFA World Cup, FIFA World Cup, Events, Men's soccer, Men's sports, Travel, Lifestyle, Government and politics, Carnivals, Recreation and leisure, Leisure travel, Government budget, Government taxation and revenue, Government finance, Government business and finance, Business; Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Brazil Travel Trip 5 Free Things Rio
This Sept. 6, 2012 photo shows the Christ the Redeemer statue, located on the top of Corcovado Mountain and the Sugar Loaf Mountain, are seen from the Parque Nacional da Tijuca, or Tijuca national park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This nearly 10,000-square-acre expanse of forest embedded in Rio de Janeiro is what allows this densely populated city to breathe. There are trails of various lengths and levels of difficulty carved through the forest, leading up to peaks with stunning of the city below. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Brazil Wcup Daily Life
A boy and a girl sit on a rooftop at the Dona Marta slum, overlooking the Botafogo neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, June 6, 2014. The 2014 Brazil World Cup is set to begin in a few days, with Brazil and Croatia competing in the opening match on June 12. (AP Photo/Enric Marti)

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The Week That Was From Latin America Photo Gallery
In this Wednesday, June 4, 2014 photo, German street artist Florian Timm, 27, creates giant soap bubbles on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil is hosting the World Cup soccer tournament starting June 12. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Brazil Travel Trip 5 Free Things Rio
This Sept. 5, 2012 photo shows skimboarders running to the water at Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio boasts some of the world's most stunning urban beaches and they're worth several visits. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Brazil Argentina WCup Soccer
Argentine soccer fans embrace facing the Atlantic Ocean in Rio de Janeiro's Ipanema beach, Brazil, Monday, June 9, 2014. Argentine fans began arriving to Rio de Janeiro, where their national soccer team will play the first match on June 15 against Bosnia. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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Brazil England Soccer WCup
A local youngster backflips into the water near Urca military base in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday June 9, 2014. The England national soccer team had a training session for the 2014 soccer World Cup at the base on Monday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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APTOPIX Brazil Weather
Lightning lights up the the sky over Sugar Loaf mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan.16, 2014. An alert was called by Rio authorities due to heavy rains and the possibilty of floods in the city. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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Brazil Soccer WCup Daily Life
Men play a popular local game known as 'altinho' on the Prainha beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, June 9, 2014. The 2014 Word Cup soccer tournament is set to begin in just a few days, with Brazil and Croatia playing in the opening match on June 12. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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APTOPIX Brazil Soccer WCup England
An aerial view of England's national soccer team training session in progress at the Urca military base near Copacabana beach is seen, Monday, June 9, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. England play in group D of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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Brazil WCup 2014 Hotel Prices
In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, hotels and apartment buildings line Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, The Brazilian government is concerned that some hotels listed on FIFA's website for the 2014 World Cup plan to overcharge during the tournament. Brazil's tourism board has notified the justice ministry after one of its studies showed that rates will be up to 500 percent more expensive during the World Cup in some hotels from the agency MATCH Services, which is listed on FIFA's website. The board says "it's probable that MATCH is exercising intermediation fees that are a lot higher than usually exercised in the tourism market." MATCH denied any wrongdoing on Saturday, Aug. 17, saying it "provides a totally transparent price structure." (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Brazil WCUP 2014 Hotel Prices
Men are silhouetted against Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. Sports fans on a budget may want to bypass the World Cup and wait until the 2016 Olympics before making a trip to Brazil, especially considering estimated hotel rates in Rio de Janeiro during both events. Tourists visiting the city for the 2014 World Cup could end up paying three times more for hotels compared to those coming for the Olympics two years later, according to recent industry studies and research by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

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APTOPIX Brazil Rio+20
A man walks along Copacabana beach as the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, takes place in the host city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday June 15, 2012. The Earth Summit runs through June 22, with three final days of high-profile talks among some 130 top leaders from nations around the globe. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Brazil WCup Fields Everywhere Photo Essay
In this Wednesday, June 4, 2014 photo, two boys watch kids play soccer at the Mangueira slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Between the kids’ soccer schools and the adults who cap their workdays with a “pelada,” or informal match, competition for fields is stiff, particularly in the late afternoons and evenings. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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APTOPIX Brazil Carnival
A performer from the Unidos da Tijuca samba school parades on a float during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Brazil WCup Daily Life
Tourists enjoy the sun set on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. The World Cup soccer tournament is set to begin in just a few days, with Brazil and Croatia play in the opening match on June 12. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Brazil Argentina WCup Soccer
Argentines play soccer at Rio de Janeiro's Ipanema beach, Brazil, Monday, June 9, 2014. Argentine soccer fans began arriving to Rio, where their national soccer team will play the first match on June 15 against Bosnia. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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Brazil WCup Fields Everywhere Photo Essay
In this Sunday, June 1, 2014 photo, youth play soccer in the Sao Carlos slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Whether professional-grade or improvised, in high-rent neighborhoods or tucked into “favela” hillside slums, soccer fields are literally everywhere throughout this chaotic metropolis of 12 million. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Brazil Soccer WCup England
An aerial view of England's national soccer team training session in progress at the Urca military base near Copacabana beach is seen, Monday, June 9, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. England play in group D of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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Brazil Travel Trip 5 Free Things Rio
This Sept. 7, 2012 photo shows Praia Vermelha, or 'Red beach' at the foot of the Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio boasts some of the world's most stunning urban beaches and they're worth several visits. Cariocas spend much of their free time sunning themselves, chatting up neighbors, toning their muscles and then showing them off on these long stretches of white sand, so beach-going makes for great people-watching. Go to Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon or Praia Vermelha, at the foot of the Sugarloaf Mountain, if you want to stay in the city. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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APTOPIX Brazil Heat
People refresh from high temperatures at Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Jan. 28, 2011. The temperature reached 41,4 degrees Celsius in the hottest day of the summer so far in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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APTOPIX Brazil New Years Eve
A rainbow arches across the horizon during New Year's Eve festivities on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Sugar Loaf is pictured on left. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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Brazil Soccer Confed Cup Protests
Christ the Redeemer statue stands above Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Sugar Loaf mountain is at right. Scattered street demonstrations popped up around Brazil Wednesday as protesters continued their collective cry against the low-quality public services they receive in exchange for high taxes and rising prices. (AP Photo/Renata Britto)

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Brazil FIFA WCup 2014
A giant replica of a Brazilian national soccer team's shirt, that reads in Portuguese 'The 2014 World Cup is ours', hangs from one side of the Sugar Loaf mountain, left, in Rio de Janeiro, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007. Brazil was confirmed by FIFA's executive committee as host of the 2014 World Cup, returning the showcase event to the soccer-mad country that held the tournament in 1950 and has captured the title a record five times. (AP Photo/Andre Penner). (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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A woman exercises at an open air gym back dropped by the Sugar Loaf mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursda, Oct. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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