Sweeping views of Enseada de Botafogo, Pão de Açúcar and Corcovado await visitors who make the journey up Pasmado. It's best reached in...
Museu Casa de Rui Barbosa
The former mansion (completely restored in 2003) of famous Brazilian journalist and diplomat, Rui Barbosa, is now a museum housing his...
Praia de Botafogo
Although the waters of the bay are too polluted for swimming, the beach overlooking the Enseada de Botafogo (Botafogo Inlet) makes a...
One block from Estação Rio, this small three-screen theater shows a mix of Brazilian and foreign films. The small cafe in front is a...
One of many eateries at Botafogo Praia Shopping, Emporium Pax is a more polished affair than the adjoining food court and offers...
Estação Rio information
Lonely Planet review
This two-screen cinema in Botafogo shows a range of films – Brazilian, foreign, independent and the occasional Hollywood film. It has a lovely cafe inside, as well as a shop selling used records and books with a number of works focusing on the film arts.