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Popular beaches: Now and then

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 24: Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 17 Feb 2017

Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 2017

Among the world’s most famous beaches, Copacabana spans 2.2 miles (4 km) of beach bars, sand sculptures, five-star hotels, and sports facilities. Around 160,000 people currently live on this vibrant beach, which has been the venue of many international games and concerts. Best time to visit: December and January.

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