Rio de Janeiro is a huge seaside city in Brazil, famed for its Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, 38m Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mount Corcovado and for Sugarloaf Mountain, a granite peak with cable cars to its summit. The city is also known for its sprawling favelas (shanty towns). Its raucous Carnaval festival, featuring parade floats, flamboyant costumes and samba dancers, is considered the world’s largest.
Três Rios is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. As of 2015 its population was 79.264 and its area is around 326 km². It has many things to do involving nature such as hikes and camping, it also boasts great rafting.