Praia da Barra da Tijuca
Barra Water Shuttle
For a different side of Barra, don't miss this fascinating boat tour that takes you through the lagoons of the region. Amid a lush...
Bosque da Barra
Covering 50 hectares of salt-marsh vegetation, this park is a refuge and breeding area for many small birds and animals. The woods have...
UCI – New York City Center
UCI – New York City Center is Brazil's largest megaplex, featuring 18 different screening rooms complete with large, comfortable chairs...
Located on an island near the eastern section of Barra, this charming spot serves excellent seafood dishes meant for sharing. Start off...
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Praia da Barra da Tijuca information
The best thing about Barra is the beach. It stretches for 12km, with the lovely blue sea lapping at the shore. The first few kilometers of its eastern end are filled with bars and seafood restaurants.
The young and hip hang out in front of barraca (stall) No 1, in an area known as Praia do Pepê, after the famous carioca hang-gliding champion who died during a competition in Japan in 1991.