Check out the how the Easter is celebrated in the exotic city of Rio de Janeiro.
Celebrations in Rio are always filled with colors, excitement and unlimited fun. The culture here is such that people revel in each and every festival and make the most of the festivities.
Brazil has one of the biggest catholic populations in the world and all the Christian festivals are celebrated very enthusiastically here. Easter Day is a part of the ‘Semana Santa’ also called as the Holy Week, and is celebrated to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Various religious activities and services are organized throughout the city and churches also host Easter services in English as well as in many other Brazilian languages.
However, nowadays Easter has become more of a holiday thing and people use the holidays to have a get-together with family and friends. Many people take trips to relax outside the city and spend some quality time with their loved ones. In fact, the city feels quieter and peaceful during these days. After the exciting and exhausting carnivals and the parties, it is definitely a welcome change.
The locals take off for the various vacation and tourist destinations around the city so the travelers can have the beaches and the nightclubs all to themselves. However, the beaches are mostly crowded on the Easter Friday and many street parties are also organized.
So what are you waiting for? Book your tickets at the earliest and have a vacation to remember for a lifetime in Rio de Janeiro.