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Rodrigo de Freitas Lake

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Neighbourhood: Lagoa
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Address: Avenida Epitacio Pessoa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22471-001, Brazil
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Primarily a recreation area for Cariocas, the 5-mile pathway circling the...

Primarily a recreation area for Cariocas, the 5-mile pathway circling the lake is popular for walkers, skaters, and cyclists. In the evening there may be live music, and kiosks serving drinks and food.

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Rio de Janeiro Bike Tour: Ipanema, Leblon and Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
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Rio de Janeiro Bike Tour Including Vermelha Beach and Arpoador
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Private Kids Photo Tour Including Lagoa Aventura

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Lagoa Rodrigo de freitas

Beautiful lake You can spend hours waking around Have stover have beer in one of its nice place to have pint

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Bruno S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful lake You can spend hours waking around Have stover have beer in one of its nice place to have pint

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Chios, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic place. Very beautifull to have a run or train on a bike around the like. Really beautiful and highly recommended

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Bremen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Brasilian part of our large international family has lived in Brasil (Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro) since about 1900. Our grand- grand- father came originally from Wilhelmshaven, his daughters and sons emigrated to all over the world (North and South America, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and Europa (Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain, Italy, ...). All our families meet... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Go to lagoa, ride a bike, eat in ARAB in front of parque dos patins there, and enjoy your sunset ! This place is in the middle of few neighborhoods Really amazing!

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South Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect finding to walk and enjoy the views of the beautiful neighbourhoods of Rio, Love the vibe of the whole city.

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Tienen, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 6 days wakeboarding and waterskiing on the lake. We had a wonderfull time.Greg is a perfect driver and coach. He has two boats: one for wakeboarding (nice wave), and one for waterski. Both equipped with all gear needed, Zero Off included. Nice slalom course. The lake is ideal: flat water, no need for wetsuit: 30 degres Celcius watertemperature... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

the beaches are great...but my favorite jogging experience is around the lake (7,5 km), perhaps less `touristic` but with a unique atmosphere. After jogging there are many places to get a cold beer and different snack food. If you`d rather row, this is where the rowing venue for the Rio Olympic Games- if you have watched them you`ll remember the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

If there is one place I love in Rio it is Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. Anytime you go, you can find something to do there. You can rent a bike and ride round the lake, run or just walk around it, you will feel renewed. The sunset is the best part of it. If you are going to Rio, make... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Despite the smell from the lake, this is an incredible place to visit, is absolutely view from south zone from Rio. The mayor of the city should do something to make this spot 100% perfect, its really beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

this area is very nice to walk around, is very nice , lots of tree and the lake makes it feel less hot than near the beach, dont miss it as it has amazing views of the city

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