Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, Rio de Janeiro
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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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  • It is 9 Km to the round. I recommend going early in the morning or the evening to run or walk, there are bars around the Central magnificent and a very light city!
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  • The pond is a very beautiful and peaceful place, worth knowing because it is a postcard of rio de Janeiro
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  • Is an extremely beautiful Lagoon and very suitable for hiking, is surrounded by many residential buildings and its residents take advantage of all the beauty to make your rides and physically exercise, it is possible to see many people walking, running, cycling and the like. Her beauty is so contagious and there are a lot of people pretty abridging the location is a must to visit.
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