Rio 2016: Ahead of the Olympics, here's a glimpse of the host city at night

 Rio 2016: Ahead of the Olympics, heres a glimpse of the host city at night

An aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue standing above Guanabara Bay. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

An aerial view of the beach volleyball venue in Copacabana neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro less than two weeks before the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Brazil, July 23, 2016. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

An aerial view of the beach volleyball venue in Copacabana neighborhood with less than a week before the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

The bridge of the Metro Line 4 is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, less than two weeks before the start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, July 23, 2016. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

The bridge of the Metro Line 4 is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

The Maracana Stadium is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, less than two weeks before the start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, July 23, 2016. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

The Maracana Stadium is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

People playing soccer are pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, less than two weeks before the start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, July 23, 2016. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

People playing football in Rio de Janeiro at night. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

The statue of Christ the Redeemer is pictured ahead of the 2014 World Cup, in Rio de Janeiro June 1, 2014. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

The statue of Christ the Redeemer is pictured in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Residents play beach volleyball during at night on Copacabana beach, where the Olympic beach volleyball will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 9, 2015. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Residents play beach volleyball during at night on Copacabana beach, where the Olympic beach volleyball will take place. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Men work out using cement weights at the end of the day, on Diabo beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Men work out using cement weights at the end of the day, on Diabo beach in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

An aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue standing above Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, less than two weeks before the start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, July 23, 2016. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

An aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue standing above Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A Brazilian soldier patrols along Copacabana Beach on the first day of a massive security operation that they say will last through the end of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A Brazilian soldier patrols along Copacabana Beach during a massive security operation that they say will last through the end of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

An aerial view of the center of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, less than two weeks before the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, July 23, 2016. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

An aerial view of the center of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, less than a week before the start of the 2016 Olympic Games. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

The full moon is pictured behind the Christ the Redeemer statue ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 19, 2016. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

The full moon is pictured behind the Christ the Redeemer statue ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Updated Date: Jul 31, 2016 18:42:44 IST