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Avenida Atlantica

Neighborhood: Copacabana
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Address: | Leme, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-001, Brazil
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: Avenida Atlantica, with the iconic wavy sidewalk mosaic of Roberto Burle...
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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Magic atmosphere

Magic atmosphere! We arrived late in the evening and just walked a couple of minutes from our Airbnb-apartment to an open bar/restaurant at Avenida Atlantico. There were live... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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Malmo, Sweden
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Malmo, Sweden
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Magic atmosphere! We arrived late in the evening and just walked a couple of minutes from our Airbnb-apartment to an open bar/restaurant at Avenida Atlantico. There were live samba music and a lot of people hanging out. We had a couple of beer to reasonable price and were just sitting and enjoying the atmosphere. A good start on our 10... More 

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Naples, Italy
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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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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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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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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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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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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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29 helpful votes 29 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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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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35 reviews 35 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 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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