74) Flowers dedicated to the Afro-Brazilian sweet water goddess Iemanjd at Barra da Tijuca beach. Beaches serve as important religious sites, both for Catholic as well as Afro- Brazilian festivities.74) Flores dedicadas a Iemanjá, deusa afro-brasileira dos mares, na praia da Barra da Tijuca. As praias são locais religiosos importantes, tanto para festividades afrobrasileiras quanto católicas.
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