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Rio de Janeiro Sights

Praia de Ipanema

  • Beach–Sight
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 09/30/2013

Fodor's Review

As you stroll this world-famous beach you'll encounter a cross section of the city's residents, each favoring a particular stretch. Families predominate in the area by near Posto (Post) 10, for instance, and the gay community clusters near Posto 8. Throughout the day you'll see groups playing beach volleyball and soccer, and if you're lucky you might even come across the Brazilian Olympic volleyball team practicing here. At kiosks all along the boardwalk, you can sample

all sorts of food and drink, from the typical coconut water to fried shrimp and turnovers. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; showers; toilets. Best for: walking; sunset.

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Sight Information

Address:

Avenida Viera Souto to Praça do Arpoador, Rio de Janeiro, 22420–000, Brazil

Updated 09/30/2013

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