Rio de Janeiro – Host City 2016 Summer Olympics
Start planning your trip to Brazil now for the Summer Olympic Games in 2016. The city of Rio will be center stage to the worlds greatest athletes from August fifth thru the twenty first. For the first time the Olympics will be held in South America, providing Rio an wonderful opportunity to showcase its beauty for the world to see!
The showcase of events will be held in four separate districts:
Barra, Copacabana, Deodoro and Maracana. Brazil has pledged to invest upwards of ten billion dollars in infrastructure improvements prior to the Olympic Games, including an investment of a high speed rail system that will connect travelers and sports enthusiasts quickly between host cities.