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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Santo Cristo)
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Ranked #97 of 331 Attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Surrey, UK
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 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) Only R$4 entrance. We loved it. The walk was peaceful too. Guide books really do... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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81 reviews 81 reviews
31 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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Hell, Norway
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127 reviews 127 reviews
53 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
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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Rio de Janeiro
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212 reviews 212 reviews
99 attraction reviews
285 helpful votes 285 helpful votes
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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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87 reviews 87 reviews
39 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

The beach is quite beautiful (personally find it better than Copacabana) and mostly used by locals. Close to Princesa Isabel Street that separates Leme from Copacabana and that has many budget hotels.

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