This is the most popular festival in the world. During the festival millions of tourist visits Rio de Janeiro and enjoys the street dancing with the sounds of samba. Every day during the festival over 2 million people enjoys it. This makes the carnival the biggest one in the world. The carnival is held before Lent. In 2016 the carnival will be between 5th and 9th of February.
Preparations for the Rio Carnival go on for months before the event, and if you’re planning to visit Rio during Carnival, you can enjoy spectacular parades put on by the city’s samba schools, along with street parties, live Brazilian music and many more.