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Avenida Atlantica, Rio de Janeiro
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Stroll along the Copacabana Beach on the iconic Avenida Atlantica, passing through an area where local fishermen sell their fresh catch of the day. This waterfront avenue is 4 km (2.5 mi) long and spans the entire length of the Copacabana and Leme neighborhoods. You can take a long walk along the avenue’s famous black and white wave-patterned Portuguese pavement promenade, or rent a bicycle and ride along the designated bike lanes. The avenue is lined with residential buildings, fine restaurants, shops, and hotels. The beach is often used for free concerts and sporting events, which you can watch right from the promenade. Time your visit for the evening hours, when arts and crafts are sold all along the avenue. To visit Avenida Atlantica on your holiday in Rio de Janeiro, and find out what else Rio de Janeiro has to offer, use our Rio de Janeiro trip generator.
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  • Walk down Atlantic Avenue is just be happy! Rio is a beautiful place to relax and to go, it's always nice to be there
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  • The Avenue is pretty busy for people practicing sports or just hanging out with the dogs, has a beautiful view of the beach of Copacabana, a lot of bars with live sound, I didn't see any moment of tension, the important thing is to be comfortable and simple.
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  • Not to be missed, I would say. is the most famous Avenue in Rio de Janeiro, perhaps the entire state of Rio de Janeiro and a lot more. Beautiful, interesting. It's worth it. I was going to come back many many times if God allows.
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