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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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  • Another great ride across the River, worth, beautiful beaches and dining options and bars. Another great option.
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  • This avenue is one of the most beautiful and famous. Possessed the most expensive square meter of Rio de Janeiro. Stunning! Amazing Beach and beautiful landscape. Much frequented by tourists and models. Arise many dende days of beach fashion on this beach. I recommend visiting on weekdays is really early. Yes, it gets too full.
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  • For me the most beautiful Avenue in Rio de janeiro, It found many hotels, bars, restaurants, fashionable kiosks and the most beautiful sand sculptures. Ideal for walking, riding a bike, take a coconut water, or practice a sport activity. Like every big city, all care is also welcome!
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