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Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro

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Enjoy nouveau riche Brazilian lifestyle at Barra da Tijuca, a beach neighborhood in the city's western zone. This up-and-coming area boasts mega malls with plenty of shopping, plus big luxury condominiums with pools, spas, and sports facilities. With a wide, 17 km (10.5 mi) long sandy beach, the neighborhood caters to a variety of beach lifestyles in a safe setting due to the absence of ghettos. By day, join the fun with volleyball players, joggers, surfers, kite surfers, and bodysurfers. After dark, check out this young quarter's vibrant nightlife. Before you head to Rio de Janeiro, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Rio de Janeiro itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Rio de Janeiro has to offer, including Barra da Tijuca.
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  • It is a very pretty area of Rio. With movement but quiet, and above all safe. From 2016 you can go in subway, from Copacabana are 25 minutes so that it is the ideal way to go. You have to get off at the station Ocean garden, which is the last. It is worth knowing him, especially on the beach.
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  • the beautiful great place to stroll, with great bars and shopping, super recommend all tourists;
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  • A wonderful, quiet place. It is convenient to take a bus to get to the meter. a taxi costs around 50/60 reais from copacabana. Its beaches, its bars and nightclubs make bar a unique place.
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