Copacabana, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

This Copacabana, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil is a neighborhood. It is famous because of its crescent in shaped beach present in it. This neighborhood is one of the liveliest neighborhoods present in Rio. You can do activities on its sandy beaches. Locals and many of the visitors love being themselves in this neighborhood.

In this Copacabana, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, you will find many attractions like palace hotel, you can check out Copacabana fort and its military museum. Its sidewalk cafes and many of casual bars present in it are its important attractions.

The previous name of Copacabana, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil was Sarcopenia. This word came from Tupi language and its meaning is the way of socks. Soco is a kind of bird. It was until the time of 18th century that this name was given to this district. When a chapel was constructed in this district then its name was changed. This Copacabana beach actually stretches right from Posto Dois to this Posto Seis. You will find many of the historic forts which are located at both of the ends and side of this Copacabana beach. Then fort Copacabana was built in the time of 1914 and Fort Duque de Caxias was built during the time of 1779.

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