Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, Rio de Janeiro

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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4.5/5 based on 7,500+ reviews on the web
Walk, skate, jog, or cycle the pathway encircling Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, which features numerous convenient spots from which you can photograph the Tijuca Forest and Corcovado Mountain. Along the way, grab a light snack and a refreshing drink from one of many kiosks dotting the 8-km (5 mi) track. You can row, sail, or water ski on the lake, but if your prefer to just bob on the water and admire the sights, rent a small paddle boat from one of several stands located on the eastern side of the lagoon. Visit the area in the evening to enjoy live music, mingle with the locals, and watch the sunset with a cold drink in hand. Make Rodrigo de Freitas Lake a centerpiece of your Rio de Janeiro vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.
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  • Beautiful this pond. Always with many athletes who practice various forms of sport, especially as rowing and canoeing nautical. But we also see many cyclists and people making walk or races. The lagoon has a special charm, and good thing is to stop at a kiosk make a coconut water, and hang around watching life go by.
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  • Rio de Janeiro cannot be better represented as here. Breathtaking scenery, athletes, children and pets ... all in harmony. As should be every civilized place.
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  • Great place for a walk outdoors, whenever I can I will. Weekends always becomes full, it is not easy to park.
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