Praia de Botafogo
Museu Casa de Rui Barbosa
The former mansion of famous Brazilian journalist and diplomat Rui Barbosa is now a museum housing his library and personal belongings....
Mirante do Pasmado
Sweeping views of Enseada de Botafogo, Pão de Açúcar and Corcovado await visitors who make the journey up Pasmado. It’s best reached in...
Set in a grand 19th-century mansion on busy São Clemente, GaleRio is a showcase of cutting-edge urban street art. You’ll find a changing...
Champanharia Ovelha Negra
One of Rio’s best happy-hour scenes, Ovelha Negra draws a mostly local crowd who come for the lively conversation and the 40 different...
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 run or bike ride. 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.