Praia de Botafogo
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...
Sweeping views of Enseada de Botafogo, Pão de Açúcar and Corcovado await visitors who make the journey up Pasmado. It's best reached in...
Arte Sesc Centro Cultural
This small cultural center is housed in an early-20th-century mansion built by Czech entrepreneur Frederico Figner. His record company...
Located on the edge of Guanabara Bay, this laid-back space provides a great setting for live samba and choro (romantic, intimate...
One of many eateries at Botafogo Praia Shopping, Emporium Pax is a more polished affair than the adjoining food court and offers...
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Praia de Botafogo information
Although the waters of the bay are too polluted for swimming, the beach overlooking the Enseada de Botafogo (Botafogo Inlet) makes a photogenic setting for a stroll. Hopeful football stars play pick-up games along the shore, against the backdrop of sailboats bobbing on the water and Pão de Açúcar off in the background.