Museu de Valores
Numismatists may be interested in a visit to the money museum in the Banco Central do Brasil HQ. Cash from around the world is on show,...
The lobby of the Caixa Cultural is a small museum of financial bits and pieces, ranging from old lottery tickets through to wooden...
Palácio do Itamaraty
Palácio do Itamaraty is home to the Foreign Ministry and one of the most impressive buildings – a series of arches towering over a...
Arena Futebol Clube
It’s well worth the taxi fare to the Setor de Clubes Esportivos Sul, southwest of Praça dos Trés Poderes, for this live-music mecca that...
Mormaii Surf Bar
Locals park themselves on the outdoor lakeside patio every afternoon for tasty sandwiches and the house specialty, açaí na tigela, a...
Pier 21 information
Has the largest concentration of restaurants, bars and nightclubs but very few actual stores. Very popular with the young and well-off.