BRAZIL'S RIO DE JANEIRO NOW A WORLD HERITAGE SITE

BRAZIL'S RIO DE JANEIRO NOW A WORLD HERITAGE SITE. A ship navigates through Guanabara Bay next to the famous Sugar Loaf mountain in Rio de Janeiro on 1 July 2012. Rio De Janeiro's iconic landscape, marked by soaring granite facades that drop into the ocean and white-sand beaches that go on for miles, is now an official UNESCO world heritage site. UNESCO gave Rio the title in recognition of the unique way its exuberant natural setting blends with the urban landscape, local media reported. Photo courtesy Agencies

Last Updated: 2012-07-02

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