Favela – world famous criminal slum
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Favela – world famous criminal slum

Besides the glamor of the 2014 World Cup – an event that costs billions of dollars that audiences see on television every day, in Rio de Janeiro, one of the most beautiful cities on the planet, has existed and continues to exist.

The contrast between the glamor of Rio de Janeiro and the Favela slum is just a hill away.

You cannot go to this area alone because Favela is not a safe place at all.

If you have ever seen the movie `City of God` in the 80s, you will shudder when you hear about Favela with the bloodiest crime in Brazil.

Favela today no longer has a crime situation as bad as it did in the 80s thanks to the government’s compromise with the gangs.

Favela - world famous criminal slum

A small street corner of the slum with houses stacked on top of each other.

At Favela, people can easily buy and sell drugs and guns.

Poor residents of Favela are still as fond of football as the rich people on the other side of the mountain.

This girl also said that people here are very affectionate with each other.

Going with me were only father and son from France.

The tourist’s question is probably also the question of many people when coming here.

Favela - world famous criminal slum

If people in Favela have money, they will repaint their houses and roads.

In 2016, Rio de Janeiro is the place where the largest Olympic event on the planet will take place.

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