Fundação Eva Klabin

Gávea, Jardim Botânico & Lagoa

An old mansion full of antiques, the former residence of Eva Klabin houses the works of art she collected for 60 years. Reflecting Eva's diverse interests, the collection has 1100 pieces from ancient Egypt, Greece and China, including paintings, sculptures, silver, furniture and carpets.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Gávea, Jardim Botânico & Lagoa attractions

1. Parque da Catacumba

0.23 MILES

On the edge of Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, across a busy road, this park and sculptural garden has a short but steep trail to the Mirante do Sacopã. It's a…

2. Mirante do Sacopã

0.48 MILES

Offers fantastic views over Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, and the seaside neighborhoods of Ipanema and Leblon. Reachable by taking the path in the Parque da…

3. Elevador do Morro do Cantagalo

0.61 MILES

Connected to the metro station off Praça General Osório, this elevator whisks passengers up to Cantagalo, a favela that's wedged between Ipanema and…

4. Museu da Imagem e Som

0.63 MILES

If work on this new museum is ever complete, Copacabana will finally have an outstanding rainy-day attraction. The building, designed by celebrated New…

5. Posto 5

0.74 MILES

Beach marker on Copacabana Beach.

6. Bairro Peixoto

0.75 MILES

A world away from the bustle of Copacabana's busy avenues, the Bairro Peixoto is a peaceful enclave centered on the leafy Praça Edmundo Bittencourt. Here…

7. Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas


One of the city’s most picturesque spots, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas is encircled by a 7.2km walking and cycling path. Bikes are available for hire from…

8. Posto 4


Beach marker on Copacabana Beach.