Botafogo Bay, Rio de Janeiro
(3.1/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Some places are so suitable, the Bay is appropriate for assessment, because it has a sight so beautiful and you can see different angles of the city and its surroundings. But unfortunately is very polluted and ends up suffering by neglect for many years, which is very sad.
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  • Fascinating! For me, the sugar loaf and the most beautiful view of the Guanabara Bay. The trip around is super agrável and can be done on foot or by bike. On the beach of Botafogo from football until functional training.
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  • The slouch of the authorities with her is great, but it's still a place to enjoy. Be taking a VAT of Conerj to Niterói, on a boat to Paqueta, over the bridge or just see it from the city, its beauty still captivates.
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