One of the most stunning metropolitan cities in the world, Rio de Janeiro is also a major tourist destination. With its exotic blue ocean, the mountains, urban cultural landscape and the planned green spaces Rio is delightful. The city, which is nicknamed as Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvellous City), pulsates with energy and hardly any other city matches its zeal. Whether you are playing football on the street, hiking up Mount Corcovado, sipping your cocktail at Copacabana beach or watching the magical sunset at Arpoador Beach, Rio will not disappoint you. The city is in all its glory for the 2016 Olympic Games. Also Read - BFI Nominates 5 Boxers And three coaches For The National Sports Awards 2020

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The series, View from Above, has capture Rio’s iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer and other popular places like Sugarloaf Mountain, Ipanema beach, the Maracana stadium and the lagoon Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, which is famous for paddle boating. This stunning video has been shot with a drone by Marcelo Fortes, a Brazilian startup, which is into aerial filming and photography using drones. This aerial view of Rio de Janeiro will let you see the city like never before. Take a look: Also Read - Style Tips to Wear Mom Jeans: How to Look Cool Wearing 'Unhip' Denim at Any Occasion

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