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Corpus Christi in Búzios

The traditional exhibition of carpets salt enchants those visiting the city during the holiday.

  • tapete de sal

Famous for attracting tourists from around the world, Buzios has special programming on the holiday of Corpus Christi. The city wakes up with approximately 70 carpets of salt coloring the Avenida José Bento Ribeiro Dantas Avenue, in Manguinhos. The beauty and colorful event attracts the attention of tourists and residents every year in Buzios. About 700 people, including students from local schools and members of the pastoral of the Catholic Church are responsible for the manufacture of carpets. As part of the celebrations, happens a pilgrimage that culminates with solemn Mass in church of Santa Rita.  

The event takes place in June and is one of the most traditional celebrations of Buzios.