World’s Largest Street Mural

The World’s Largest Street Mural may just be Eduardo Kobras masterpiece! The mural features the faces of five indigenous people form five different continents: The Huli, from Papa New Guinea (Oceania), the Mursi, from Ethiopia (Africa), the Karen, from Myanmar (Asia), the Supi, from Europa, and the Tapajós, from Brazil (Americas). Kobra made the mural to celebrate Rio’s Olympiad. It was inspired by the Olympic rings. The painting represents the union and peace among nations. In 2016, Guiness World Records designated it the “Worlds Largest Spray Paint Mural by a Team“.


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Cool time-lapse of how the World’s Largest Street Mural came to be.

It’s really easy to get there. Take Metro (Lines 1 or 2) to Carioca station in the Centro (downtown). Transfer to the tram (direction Rodoviaria). Get off at the Parada dos Navios.


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According to Guiness, this is the “Live Gregorian chants by Benedictian monks will send you back in time time a couple hundred years. Details.

rua-do-ouvidor
Our favorite place to drink and be marry after work, or to cap a tour of downtown Rio. Also a great place for a traditional Feijoada to the rhythm of samba!Details.

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