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Flamengo district, Rio de Janeiro

(3.2/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
An area of reclaimed land near the beach makes up the Flamengo district, where you'll find massage therapists working on clients in the shade, or cyclists enjoying the trails that snake through the park. You'll also find shopping and bars throughout the area that will help you pass time before you attend an event in the park. The beach is pleasant for strolls, but the water is too polluted for swimming, so stick to the reclaimed land for the best experience. To visit Flamengo district and get the most from your holiday in Rio de Janeiro, create itinerary details personal to you using our Rio de Janeiro holiday planner.
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  • It's an eminently residential place but with shopping streets which causes the resident does not have to leave the barirro to meet their demands.
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  • It has some really nice parks, and really nice views, but any where you walk smells like pee. Near the beach it is very nice, two blocks back it is not so pretty, it feels like very local. Not many pl...  more »
  • The neighborhood of Flamengo is perfect for fans of local history. The buildings include a lot of the history of the neighborhood, some retired, others don't, but still a show to part in visual. The streets are very quiet, the neighborhood is mostly residential, with several pharmacies, restaurants, cafeterias and bars.
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