Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro is an excellent vacation destination for adventurous and fun loving people from all over the world; it is also the prefect destination for those vacationers who are looking to dance to the samba. Brazil is known for its samba music and one of the major reasons that tourists from all over the globe flock to Rio de Janeiro is to enjoy the rhythm of various samba schools, which are characterised by powerful African-influenced drum beats and steps. Samba is the music of the Rio de Janeiro carnival and if you are staying in a Copacabana holiday apartment should not fail to catch a samba performance.Copacabana Palace Hotel – The Copacabana Palace Hotel, is one of the most prestigious and luxurious landmarks in Copacabana and has helped to build the samba hotspot reputation in the region. The place has been hosting some of the most exciting and fascinating samba parties for years; some of the most exciting carnival balls, featuring the best samba tunes, are hosted in the Copacabana Palace Hotel during the evening, attracting both tourists and locals looking to party. Bunker 94 – Another good place to visit to enjoy Samba music is Bunker 94, which is located on the Rua Raul Pompéia in Copacabana. This is a popular and trendy nightclub that features different styles of music including samba. Visitors will enjoy the cocktails and drinks here, along with the ambience; this club has three large dance floors.Manuel and Juaquim – This is a Portuguese style samba club in Copacabanathat is located on the Atlântica Avenue. There are several branches of the Manuel and Juaquim club all over Rio, and the club features some eclectic music and samba styles as well.The above three clubs are not the only places to sample Brazilian samba, Copacabana is packed with several night clubs along the beach. You can spend the evening by attending a party on the beach which is home to several bars, restaurants and pubs.
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