The Brazilian city of Rio De Janeiro is dominated by the giant statue of Jesus overlooking it. Known as Cristo Redentor, it is situated on Corcovado Mountain. Cable Cars are available up Sugar Loaf Mountain, where panoramic views are available. Rio (as it is commonly known) is famous for its beaches â€“ Copacabana and Ipanema being among the best known. Carnaval takes place to mark the beginning of Lent each year. Flights are available with British Airways to the city.