Morro Do Leme
Forte Duque de Caxias
More commonly known as Forte do Leme, this military base is now open to the public, and visitors can walk to the top of Morro de Leme...
Beneath Morro da Urca, narrow Praia Vermelha has superb views of the rocky coastline from the shore. Its coarse sand gives the beach the...
Sindicato do Chopp
With a peaceful beachfront location, this casual bar is a relaxing and largely local spot to enjoy a draft or a filling meal.
Carioca Com Você
At the northeast end of Leme, elevated over the beach, this peacefully set kiosk serves small plates of sardines (six for R$12) as well...
Morro Do Leme information
Lonely Planet review
East of Av Princesa Isabel, Morro do Leme contains an environmental protection area. The 11 hectares of Atlantic rain forest are home to numerous species of birds, such as the saddle and bishop tanagers, thrushes and the East Brazilian house wren. An hour-long tour is available by booking ahead. Tours meet at the Praça Almirante Júlio de Noronha.