Going to Rio’s Olympic Games in 2016? Here are the Best Safety Tips for Enjoying your Stay
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be the host for 2016’s Olympics, two years after the FIFA world cup.
Brazil has invested over $6 billion into the games, and millions of visitors are expected for the event.
As for the World Cup, Rio has started to increase police presence (over 80,000 security personnel according to a Rio Think Tank) in order to ensure maximum security in the city during the 17 days of the Olympic Games.
While the safety should be greatly increased for tourists during the Olympic Games, here are the top tips for staying safe in Rio. Check the page about Rio to stay out of the Dangerous areas and know which zones to avoid on a map.
Do not bring anything of value to the beaches as there are many thieves in the area. Likewise, never walk on the beaches during the night.