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This is a road going to Barra but it is closed on weekends. Most people just go to the Corcovado but if you go PAST this and continue up the road (on foot or bike) it is well worth it. It was SO quiet, hardly...More
If you have a way to make it here on Sunday I would HIGHLY recommend you bring a bike and do the nice 4-5KM bike ride in the mountains. Even though its a large uphill ride to get here once you get on the closed...More
Estrada das Paineiras is the road to Corcovado. If you feel adventurous you can walk up, but do not go alone. It's isolated and not the safest route. It is beautiful and natural, for those who like to see small animals, birds and great scenery...More
Whenever you choose to visit Corcovado, the iconic Christ monument mountain in Rio, do not forget to stroll trough this lovely path situated just below the Corcovado van´s departure point. Take your left and enjoy breathtaking landscapes, Nature, monkeys, small bathing waterfalls and luxuriant green...More
A 4.5km stretch of paved road winding through the Atlantic Forrest, 500 meters above Rio de Janeiro. The road is closed on Sundays and Holidays, so it is a great place for jogging or riding your bike.
The first thing you will notice, of course,...More
Date of experience: December 2013
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Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.