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Made in Rio: The People, Places, and Passion of the Marvelous City


Rio de Janeiro is a city where contrasting elements blend together like few other places on Earth. From natural wonders to the forward-thinking shapes of the Museum of Tomorrow, from mountains to sea, rich to poorsacred to profane, the city embodies diversity in all its forms.

To celebrate the first South American city ever to host the Olympic Games, we prepared a special collection of imagery that dives deeper into all of Rio’s wonders. Check out our Rio collection to discover some of the places and people that make it deserving of its nickname of the Marvelous City.

Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro by rmnunes

A drums band on the street. Scenes of Samba parade.
Scenes of Samba by val_th

over shoulder view of couple hugging
Over Shoulder View Of Couple Hugging by ImageSource

Check out the full hand-curated Rio collection below, and for even more inspiration, explore thousands of video clips from Rio de Janeiro in the Pond5 library.

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Top image: Brazilian woman during Carnaval 2016 in Rio de Janeiro by rmnunes