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Avenida Atlantica

Address: | Leme, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-001, Brazil (Copacabana)
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Ranked #39 of 566 things to do in Rio de Janeiro
Type: Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Avenida Atlantica, with the iconic wavy sidewalk mosaic of Roberto Burle Marx, is ideal for...
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Type: Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Avenida Atlantica, with the iconic wavy sidewalk mosaic of Roberto Burle Marx, is ideal for strolling along Copacabana Beach. It is lined with beachside kiosks offering refreshments such as a chilled coconut, and at the far end is a quaint area where fishermen bring their fresh catch ashore.

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Naples, Italy
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243 reviews 243 reviews
153 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

With its 4 km lenght, from Copacabana to Leme, the Avenida Atlântica is the major seaside avenue in Rio de Janeiro. Great choice of hotels (or residential buildings) restaurants, entertainments and shops (not so many) Nice the wave-patterned pavement.

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Los Angeles, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

very busy street with concession stands on the beach side. On the far south side, south end of copacabana beach is an area where they sell affordable souvenirs.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This avenue puts together beach, city, cafes, shows, faires, walkers, runners, cyclers, watchers, players, etc. etc. There is live in there

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Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
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97 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The little bars are really too expensive and not the friendliest part of the city. On weekends its nice to see families riding bikes as the street is closed to traffic. It's nice but the beach is much better. The area can be a little sketchy at night.

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London, United Kingdom
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362 helpful votes 362 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This street is great. Running along the wonderful Copacabana beach from Leme to Copacabana with Forts at each end, the avenue is 4km - perfect for jogging! Hotels, restaurants, beaches (Leme, Ipanema & Copacabana. It is a wide lovely dual lane double carriageway. Great place to spend lots of time.

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Lahti
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This road runs next to the famous Copacabana beach and, in addition to busy traffic, has a wide prom between the road and the beach. Along the prom there are several kiosks, where you can buy all kind of beverage and food. The kiosks don't look like much, but the kitchens are below the ground, so they can deliver proper... More 

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It is indeed one great Avenue to stroll along, to run, to skate, to have a beer, to go clubing, to sun bath, to...many more things. It is the heart of this side of town and id one feels to do sports, there is only to chose from the different beachgyms, or to wear a pair of sneakers and just... More 

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Miami, Florida
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34 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The little bars are really too expensive and not the friendliest part of the city. On weekends its nice to see families riding bikes as the street is closed to traffic. It's nice but the beach is much better. The area can be a little sketchy at night.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Food is mostly great and reasonably priced considering the area. Great for people watching, jogging, biking, sand sports and food! I will be making another trip!

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Ottawa, Canada
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

It's a great hike and excellent for people watching. There many places stop for a drink or a snack along the way.

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