Music in Botafogo & Urca

Baratos de Ribeiro

Vinyl fans and bookworms flock to this cabinet of musical and literary curiosity with its extensive collection of unusual albums combined with secondhand art books, novels and other intrigue – including titles in En…
Shoes in Botafogo & Urca


This small attractive boutique stocks handsomely crafted shoes and sandals, leather bags and satchels, hats, wallets and other accessories. Production runs are limited and styles veer between timeless and classic ve…
Shopping Center in Botafogo & Urca

Botafogo Praia Shopping

Botafogo’s large shopping center has dozens of stores, featuring Brazilian and international designers to suit every style – and clothe every part of the body. The 3rd floor’s the best for top designers: check out s…
Alcohol in Botafogo & Urca


On the 4th floor of the Rio Sul Shopping mall, Lidador stocks Brazilian, Chilean and Argentine wines as well as vintages from Europe and beyond. You'll also find a growing selection of craft brews from around the wo…
Books in Botafogo & Urca

Livraria da Travessa

Rio’s best-loved bookstore chain now has a Botafogo branch. With an appealing cafe, a music section (CDs, vinyl reprints) and a small but decent foreign-language section (English, French, Spanish), it’s a fine place…
Shopping Center in Botafogo & Urca

Rio Sul Shopping

The biggest shopping center you can reach without heading to Barra da Tijuca, Rio Sul has more than 400 shops, featuring both the prominent and the obscure, plus cinemas and restaurants.