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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  • One of the most beautiful views of Guanabara Bay can be seen from the balcony of a mall, in Botafogo. A typical scene from the wonderful city ... the sugar loaf, and the sailboats moored in the Bay. Wonderful!!
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  • visual beautiful, but eh eh improper water for bathing. It is worth to enjoy nature, very beautiful.
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  • I loved. Wonderful views, tabs incredibly willing to tell all the details during the tour. I want to come back more often!
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