Botafogo Bay, Rio de Janeiro

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Instantly recognizable from a thousand photographs of Rio de Janerio's cityscape, the beach at Botafogo Bay offers a view of the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain across Guanabara Bay, unrivalled by anywhere else on the ground. The neighborhood is home to Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, a multi-sport club and one of Brazil's biggest soccer teams. Attractions include the home of writer and politician Ruy Barbosa, the Museu do Índio--which explores the culture and history of the major indigenous peoples of Brazil--and the Villa-Lobos Museum. Take a look at our Rio de Janeiro vacation generator to schedule your visit to Botafogo Bay and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Broad Street is car approach ban, many bike Mania (? ) Was enjoying the coastal road. There are better places with the Christ the Redeemer and the fishing. It is a very good atmosphere. Even if pollution is the best, but it is very disappointing. Also smells a little disappointing.
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  • Could not resist swimming in Botafogo bay. It was bloody hot and I saw some locals swimming. Very refreshing, just don't submerge. The cleaner beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema are just so far away an...  more »
  • One of the best views of the Rio de Janeiro Beach Mall, ultiimo floor, shopping and having lunch or dinner in one of the restaurants and enjoy this wonderful view
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