06 Mar '11, 9am

In pictures: Brazil's Carnival kicks into high gear on Sun as the city prepares to hold the 'Greatest Party on Earth'.

In pictures: Brazil's Carnival kicks into high gear on Sun as the city prepares to hold the 'Greatest Party on Earth'.

Throughout the city, nearly 800,000 tourists, Brazilian and foreign, were taking part in the extravaganza alongside most of Rio's population of six million, turning the place into a bohemian sprawl buoyed by high-decibel samba music.

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