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Getting around in Rio de Janeiro

Beach
“(40mn by car from home), surrounded by rain forest, no construction, good surf spots”
  • 207 locals recommend
Pastry Shop
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“Art deco Bakery and restaurant located in Downtown area, in a beautiful and classic building.”
  • 213 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“New shopping mall close to the olympic venues with a lot of restaurants and cinemas.”
  • 142 locals recommend
Beach
“You can't miss the amazing sunsets behind the mountains 2 Irmãos from Pedra do Arpoador (where they used to harp whales in the XVII, XVIII centuries).”
  • 157 locals recommend
Park
“Em um dos maiores parques urbanos do mundo, projetado por Burle Max, voce vai encontrar pessoas se exercitando, lendo, crianças brincando, com a praia do Flamengo logo em frente (imprópria para banho). Nao recomendável ir a noite. \ In one of the largest urban parks in the world, designed by Burle Max, you will find people exercising, reading, children playing, with Flamengo beach just in front (not suitable for swimming). Not recommended to go at night.”
  • 191 locals recommend
Museum
“It is an Urban mansion, once Brazil's presidential palace. which now houses the Museu da Republica and Theater. The property is a prime example of neoclassical architecture in the Country. It has a beautiful landscape as well. You can visit the museum or only walk thru the gardens. Subway station : Catete leave you across it. ”
  • 186 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“It doesn’t get more carioca than this place. Located in a charming street near the beach, it serves great local food combined with great atmosphere. Definitely recommend!”
  • 181 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Local movie theatre in Copacabana playing many of the latest Brazilian and American films. ”
  • 137 locals recommend
Beach
“Copacabana Beach. Prefer the beaches in Ipanema and Leblon, next posts. Although I recommend you to visit Copacabana once and drink a Brahma Chopp (local Brazilian draught beer - although it is not a draft beer, technically, as it is made in different local unpasteurized procedure) in the sidewalk kiosks, you should prefer the beaches in Ipanema and Leblon. Copacabana is too much touristic, there will be a lot of people interrupting you and trying to sell you all kind of stuffs, and sadly, there may be some opportunistic steelers. Avoid the restaurants in Copacana also, except for the bars in the Rua Bolívar, which usually have good appetizers and cold beers/chopps. ”
  • 159 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Local fresh produce,, fish and meat market to buy your fresh ingredients, but also to enjoy local food. From breakfast to Happy Hour always a great place for a stop before or after the beach. During Carnival many street samba groups meet there.”
  • 240 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful Atlantic Rainforest about 600 meters in altitude. Great for hiking, biking, picnics and more. Reachable by a city bus!”
  • 153 locals recommend
Dog Run
“"Barra" is a long thin stretch of sandy white sandy beach, protected by a marsh beyond it, and is adjacent to the large suburb Barra da Tijuca. The upper part of the Barra Beach has several Barracas (beach bars) and Kiosks serving seafood”
  • 142 locals recommend
Mountain
“For the adventures : Espetacular track for those who loves trekking with a great view that you dont see at Corcovado”
  • 140 locals recommend
Art Museum
“O Museu foi projetado por Oscar Niemeyer. De Niterói há uma bela vista da cidade do Rio de Janeiro The Museum was designed by Oscar Niemeyer. From Niterói there is a beautiful view of the city of Rio de Janeiro”
  • 163 locals recommend
Brazilian Restaurant
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“World famous Girl from Ipanema restaurant. Order the Pincanha na brassa. Sizzling beef strips served on iron plate. Very good.”
  • 136 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A nive belvedere intalled on the ruins of an old magnificent mansion.. with a 360 degrees wonderful view.”
  • 153 locals recommend