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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The most famous holiday event in Brazil, which occurs around Brazil and most of South America, known as Carnival, is happening from March 4 to 8 this year. Check out the most recent Carnival's photos.

Notting Hill Carnival: Notting Hill is a mix of family-friendly events like kids’ costume contests and parades, and more adult-fare with skimpy costumes and truck-mounted DJs.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST Notting Hill Carnival livens up west London with the beats of steel drums and boisterous jubilation. It is Europe’s largest street festival, attended annually by more than people.

Brazilian Carnival, Rio de Janario

A beautiful colorful float, also called as allegorical car, from Academicos da These float clearly represent one of the best examples of the Brazilian creative talent.

Brazilian Carnival 2012

Revelers of Mangueira samba school perform during the second night of carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early on Feb.

Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro: Costume shopping and impromptu samba dancing | Gadling.com

Rio Carnival Costume shopping and impromptu samba dancing - Gadling

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The Saint Petersburg Mosque (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́ргская мече́ть), when opened in 1913, was the largest mosque in Russia, its minarets attaining 49 meters in height and the impressive dome rising 39 meters high. The mosque is situated in downtown St Petersburg, so its azure dome is perfectly visible from the Trinity Bridge across the Neva. It can accommodate up to five thousand worshippers.

Saint Petersburg Mosque, Russia - Quote:"The walls were made with grey granite and the dome and both minarets (tower) are covered with mosaic ceramics of sky-light-blue colour. Skilled craftsmen from Central Asia took part working on the mosque.