This beautiful park lies at the base of Floresta da Tijuca, about 1km from Jardim Botânico. It has English-style gardens, little lakes,...
Standing atop Corcovado (which means ‘hunchback’), Cristo Redentor gazes out over Rio, a placid expression on his well-crafted face. The...
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas
One of the city’s most picturesque spots, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas is encircled by a 7.2km walking and cycling path. Bikes are available...
La Carioca Cevicheria
On a peaceful tree-lined street, La Carioca is an excellent spot for ceviche and other Peruvian hits. It has another, equally charming...
Maria Angélica 129 · interesting places nearby
The much-touted pizzeria from São Paulo has had a huge carioca following since opening in Rio in 2007. Perfect crusts and superfresh ingredients are two of the components that make Bráz the best pizza place in town. This is no secret, so arrive early and plan on having a few quiet chopes on the front patio before scoring a table.