The Sambodrome is quintessential Carnival - it's what the rest of the world sees on their televisions and so has become the international representation of the Rio carnival. It's here that you see the amazing floats, the fantastic costumes, and the amazing samba dance moves and hear the Carnival anthems. Consequently, everyone wants to be here, so tickets can be quite pricey, going up to thousands of dollars. It’s open every night of Carnival, running from 10pm until about 6 in the morning.
Food is available here, too, but I wouldn’t get too excited – the food is provided by Bob’s Burgers only (Brazil’s answer to Mcdonald’s, and if you didn’t think it was possible, it tastes even worse!) – but it...Read More