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Best place Rio for New Year?

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1. Posted by kirtley (Budding Member 3 posts) 12y

kirtley has indicated that this thread is about Brazil

Where's the best place to be for The Big Party?
- Copacabana?
- Ipenema?
- other?

Any particular hostel that has a good party?

Chris

2. Posted by beppe (Full Member 144 posts) 12y

The best place for a party should be ipanema!

But if you arrive there some days before for sure you can get fresh info brazial are well informed on parties ;)

3. Posted by JillAnn (Budding Member 18 posts) 11y

Hello! Actually, the BIG PARTY in Rio on New Year's Eve takes place right on the beach in Copacabana! The entire city goes to Copacabana Beach dressed in white and light blue (colors of the Goddess of the Sea - Iamanja'". White roses are tossed into the ocean as a gift to the goddess. At midnight there is a fabulous "fire display" that cascades down the sides of the Copacabana Meridien Hotel and a bigger fireworks display over the ocean. The party continues until dawn.

Jill

4. Posted by mugen (Inactive 50 posts) 11y

Yeah, Jill is right, copacabana is the place to be on NYE..... and i am gonna be there - yipeeeeeeee.........