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Leme

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Address: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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a quiet beach on one end of Copacabana

This beach is smaller but also much friendlier and less touristic than Copacabana. It is looks more authentic. It is the best part of the beach if you want to feel more secure and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This beach is smaller but also much friendlier and less touristic than Copacabana. It is looks more authentic. It is the best part of the beach if you want to feel more secure and stay away from the tourists. You can take advantage of the restaurants in front of the beach.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This place is fantastic, situated near the famous Copacabana beach but more quite and beautiful.The are two favelas Chapeu Mangueira and Babilonia where you can find many hostels and have a amazing exeperience, other good advice is walk near the Leme Rock.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Loved Leme beach, restaurants around there are great too, lovely french restaurant right next to Windsor Atlantica hotel. Beach is a lot cleaner than copacobana. Much quieter too which was perfect for me. Will I go again??? Absolutely yes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Frequented by more locals than tourists. Two main buses go there. On reaching the last stop, you will come to a military fort. Be prepared for an 800m cobbled stone path that leads to stunning views! (Third highest view point after Cristo Redentor and Sugarloaf)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Leme is a lovely neighbourhood just at the end of Copacabana. With its own beautiful and quiet beach, this lesser visited beach is a delight as it is less busy than Copabana and Ipanema. Gives wonderful views of Sugarloaf & Cristo Redentor. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This beach is definite proof of one thing. People in Rio or Brazilians in general love their beaches. Though right next door to Copacabana not to be over looked. They have good life guard facilities and the beach had volley ball and foot ball nets setup much better than Copacabana.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Frequented by more locals than tourists. Two main buses go there. On reaching the last stop, you will come to a military fort. Be prepared for an 800m cobbled stone path that leads to stunning views! (Third highest view point after Cristo Redentor and Sugarloaf) Only R$4 entrance. We loved it. The walk was peaceful too. Guide books really do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Worth a visit. Go see the fort and the trail around the rock, close to the ocean. Fantastic district with great restaurants and awesome beach. Go! =)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

That corner is nice. Feels a little cleaner than the rest of the Copa but there is nothing else other than taking the walk from back to back (Leme is on end of Copa`s beach) and that is pretty much it. If you are a not a tourist or want some really laid back experience of Rio, think of "Leme"

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

But not much more. A few bars and restaurants, some rodizio places, one nice italian restaurant that belongs to a former Red Brigade, and that's it.

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Address: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Santo Cristo

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