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Garota da Gávea, Rio de Janeiro

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Hipódromo da Gávea is a racecourse used for horse racing, located in the Gávea neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Built in July 11,1926, it has 3,000 seats and an overall capacity of 80,000.
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  • A friend wanted to see the Hippodrome de Gavea while we were in Rio; since I like horse racing I went along and I'm glad I did. It's about a km from Ipanema beach, just opposite the Jardim Botanico (B...  more »
  • As a former jockey in the U.S., I loved spending my last day in Brazil at the racetrack. The stands were mostly empty, but the racing was actually pretty good. The one major disappointment is that for...  more »
  • Lovely old race course. Free entry and races at weekends. Dress smarter as no flipflops and shorts in the posh part (also free). Had good cocktails at one of the bars but sadly no winners!  more »
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  • Good food, fair price.
  • I like it here! Prices are very affordable and the quality of the picanha is top notch. It's lively and unfancy.
  • Good food. Less tourists
  • Nice place for lunch.
  • Food good, honest price but the service leaves a lot to desire. The waiters have good will but you have no training. That must be why the other restaurants are crowded and this had no waiting list.
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