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Shopping in Rio

Arts and crafts. The hills of Santa Teresa brim with arts and crafts stores selling paintings, colorful wooden animals, and other works by local artists. (R$10 and up)

Brazilian soccer shirt. You just can't leave Brazil without one of the country's most emblematic gifts. (R$35 and up)

Cachaça. While showing your friends your vacation pictures, you can impress them with a caipirinha made with genuine cachaça. (R$10 and up)

Chic swimwear. You can show off your Rio tan back home in a daringly revealing bikini—Lenny and Bumbum have some of the best designs—or a more modest, but still sexy, one-piece suit. (R$90 and up)

Gilson Martins bag. Whatever style or size you buy from the hip designer's stores will make a cool souvenir or gift. (R$30 and up)

Havaianas. The brand's stores in Ipanema and Centro sell its flip-flops at such low prices, how can you not take home a bagful? (R$17 and up)

Mini-Cristo. Sobral makes a colorful miniversion of one of the seven wonders of the modern world. (R$50)

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