Tourist Safety at Carnival Parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

About one million foreign tourists annually attend Rio’s Carnival and Samba Parades. For many, this famous event has been on their bucket list for a long time. But is it safe? Yes, very safe. The Sambadrome is well patrolled by police and ushers. Section 9 is reserved for tourists and the views are great. You will have assigned seating so you don’t have to worry about jockeying for a place to sit. Plus, multilingual guides are there to answer your questions. So, the only things frightful will be marching in the parade.

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