Botafogo Beach, Rio de Janeiro
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Located in the Guanabara Bay and famous for its golden sands, Botafogo Beach is sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean and its winds by the Sugarloaf Mountain, one of the city’s most famous backdrops. This crescent-shaped beach is a popular spot for family photographs. Few people choose to swim here as private boats use this part of the bay for docking. There are educational sites for you to visit here, though, such as the Museu do Índio, which explores the culture and history of the major indigenous peoples of Brazil. You can also drop by the Villa-Lobos Museum, honoring the life and achievement of one of the most significant creative figures in 20th-century Brazilian music. Add Botafogo Beach to your Rio de Janeiro travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker.
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  • Although it is not suitable for bathing, it's a great place to listen to music, enjoy the view, talk and shoot. I'm frequently.
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  • 28/29/30 November 2016 Rio de janeiro on masterpimpn trip 30 November day that we saw from the top of the black plajida urcave we still see sans Sanchez was arkasinaa park walk way to Davis boats full
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  • Good for a walk, hike, run, or simply pedaling. The view of the beach and Botafogo Bay is beautiful! worth the visit.
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