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Rio de Janeiro Bike Tour Including Vermelha Beach and Arpoador
"Your 3-hour bike tour starts at Ipanema beach were bikes are distributed. A few blocks away you'll visit the Garota de Ipanema bar where the famous song was written setting the mood and tempo for a wonderful bike ride. After riding along Ipanema beach you'll visit the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon and its fantastic views. From the lagoon you'll be able to see the Corcovado hill and Rio's main landmark: the Christ the Redeemer statue. Carrying on with the visit you'll arrive at Botafogo beach from where you'll see the Sugar Loaf hill in all its splendor a true Kodak moment (or Instagram if you prefer). A few minutes later
From $25.00
Private Kids Photo Tour Including Lagoa Aventura
"The tour begins with hotel pickup in Rio de Janeiro. From there you and your family will head to Lagoa Aventura which is Rio’s first adventure circuit created in an environmentally protected area the Parque da Catacumba. Since 2009 Lagoa Aventuras has activities for children (as young as 2 years) and adults that include tyrolese base tree climbing wall climbing and rappelling.On the other side of the Lagoon is Parque dos Patins. Here kids will enjoy a wide range of recreational choices such as bouncing castles
From $99.00
Small-Group Ultimate Bike Tour from Rio de Janeiro
"Meet your guide and group at the predetermined meeting point to start the tour. Begin with a tour of the popular South Zone including renowned beaches such as Copacabana Ipanema and Lake Lagoa by bicycle. After touring those waterfront areas head to cultural neighborhoods Botafogo Urca
From EUR80.00

Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas Tips (19)

Lagoa Rodrigo De Freitas

Every day, even before the first rays of sun, it welcomes its first guests: rowers, cyclists, joggers. Little by little, others join in: babies, mothers, nannies, sailors, lovers. All of them a...
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Oct 11, 2015


Lagoa is not very visited by tourists but it´s one of the most pleasant neighbourhoods in Rio and a real nice place to go and meet cariocas and relax if you get tired of the hustle and bustle of the...
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Aug 10, 2010

Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

Referred to as Lagoa for short, the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas is a large lagoon in southern Rio de Janeiro. It is bordered by Ipanema and Leblon to the south, the Botanical Garden to the west, and...
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Jan 28, 2009

Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

This Lagoon is situated in a center of Zona Sul (south zone). The South Zone is the most beautiful, pleasant and valorized area. The Laggon links Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and Botafogo. It's an...
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Sep 11, 2008


Lagoa Rodrigos de Freitas is the huge lake under the right arm-pit of Christ the Redeemer, at Corcovado.The lake is used for boating activities but please do not swim in there as it is horrendously...
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Nov 29, 2006

Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon

Surrounded by Rio’s favourite neighborhoods _ Lagoa, Ipanema, Leblon, Gávea e Jardim Botânico – framed by mountains and embraced by Christ the Redeemer, the Lagoon is an impressive sight at sunset as...
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Aug 29, 2006

Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

When I arrived in Rio, very late at night, a taxi took me from the airport to the San Marco Hotel in Ipanema. Shortly before reaching the hotel, we went near this lagoon. It was a full-moon night and...
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Jul 30, 2005


Famous natural park for the Rio's population, full of places for walking and great little quiosks with typical food! :) and also one of the most expensive places in rio to live. From the hill of dona...
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May 05, 2005

Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

Also known as just " a Lagoa" it is a "landmark" and place with lots of inexpensive fun activites, frequented by Carioca's, who bring their kids, dogs, and family members. If you are an early riser,...
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Dec 15, 2004


If you walk inland from Ipanema (I took the street bordering the canal between Ipanema and Leblon) you can get to a lake in the middle of the city. There is a track that runs around the perimeter (I...
Dec 10, 2004

Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

A lagoa e um dos lugares mais legais do Rio para se visitar. Voce pode ir la de dia e ficar admirando a paisagem, tomando um ar fresco e caminhando, e também pode frequentar a noite os quiosques, que...
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Mar 05, 2004

Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

One of my first images of Rio was on the way to my hotel from the airport. It was pouring rain and there was a guy wading in the lagoon ( lagoa in Portuguese) with a fishing rod in hand. During the...
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Nov 15, 2003
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Rua Barao da Torre, 485, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Rua Barao da Torre 600, Ipanema
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Prudente de Morais 1050, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22420-042, Brazil
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Things to Do Near Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

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Botanical Garden

This is a real oasis in the city. You can reach it easily by public transportation. It is approximately 130 hectares containing almost 10000 varieties of plant species. It is really a good place for a...
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This is a touristy but spectacular show of folcloric dance and costumes of Brazil. It includes samba dancing, capoeira show (olympic gymnasts pale in comparison) and exquisite feather dresses. Cover...
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Christ The Redeemer, Corcovado

This is probably the most famous attraction in Rio De Janeiro which is called Christ the Redeemer who has overlooked the city and the beautiful beaches of Rio since 1931. Paul Landowski, a French...
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Sugarloaf Mountain - Pão de Açucar

I live here and I can't get enough of it - I enjoy it every time. I don't do it very often as it is a bit pricy. I'd definetely recommend to go there on a bright blue sky day, if it's foggy, schedule...
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Museu da República

President Getulio Vargas commited suicide inside the Palácio do Catete on the 24th August 1954. He had enemies in the armed forces and one of his bodyguards fired shots at a journalist who was...
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Arcos da Lapa

The Carioca Aqueduct, known as Arcos da Lapa by the locals, was built in 1750 & is found in the city centre. It was originally built to bring fresh water to the city centre. However it was...
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