Inside the Jockey Club, this sunny full-service spa offers an enticing array of relaxing treatments, and you can also use the sauna. If...
Espaço Tom Jobim
Bossa nova legend Tom Jobim was a big admirer of the botanical gardens. This Jardim Botânico concert venue and art space was created as...
Museu do Meio Ambiente
Situated just outside the entrance to the botanical gardens, the Museu do Meio Ambiente houses temporary environmentally focused exhibits.
Overlooking the Joquei Clube (horse-racing track), this sprawling open-air bar and party space is a wonderful mess of rustic wooden...
Braseiro da Gávea
This family-style eatery serves large portions of its popular linguiça (garlicky pork sausage) appetizers, picanha (rump steak) and...
Praça Santos Dumont 108 · interesting places nearby
In an area more commonly referred to as Baixo Gávea, Hipódromo is one of several bars responsible for the local residents’ chronic lack of sleep. Most nights you'll find a college-age and twentysomething crowd celebrating here, with patrons spilling onto the facing Praça Santos Dumont.