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Address: Avenida Atlantica, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 21930116062
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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For sunning, relaxing and people watching, join the thousands who flock...

For sunning, relaxing and people watching, join the thousands who flock each year to this lively, world-famous beach lined with shops, bars, restaurants and hotels.

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Center of rio

It's copa. The center in Rio. (As far as I'm concerned!) It's a great walk with some food and souvenirs. I've been there a few times on different occasions and have never been... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's copa. The center in Rio. (As far as I'm concerned!) It's a great walk with some food and souvenirs. I've been there a few times on different occasions and have never been harassed or felt unsafe. I only walk on the sand never even a splash into the water.

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Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

scores of roadside stalls (wednesday?) and fitness routines all over. Pretty neat and clean too. Has one of the oldest hotels too!

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful, clean beach with great vendors, drinks and food. Love the caiparinhas. Visited during the 2016 Olympics which was a lot of fun

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So much to see and do as you walk the waves/boardwalk on Copacabana. Be aware of your surroundings but know that we had no safety or security issues whatsoever. Chair rentals are cheap but best to avoid the other hacks.

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Lakeland, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Granted, we were there at a busy time, but the vendors drive us nuts. No time to relax and enjoy the experience. Great little outdoor bars with fun drinks, live music and good food . I was just happy to be there but wanted to relax.

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Norton Lindsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the beach twice, once on 'an expected' sunny day and the other on 'an unexpected' wet day but enjoyed it both times. The beach is a wide sandy one and basically it is a big C stretching some 4km. On the sunny day, the beach was packed with people either just sunbathing,swimming or using one of the myriad... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The natural aspects of the area are incredible ...but ruined by people...you have Street sellers Street bands and enormous amounts of people...it is what it is...a lovely but overcrowded area

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Chios, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely Copacabana is the most well known place in Rio. It is good for an afternoon sporting activity.nduring sundays Avenida Atlantica closes to the dars and it is only for public. You can have a nice walk seat in tge kiosks and enjoy. Beautiful place. If you want to swim better go to Ipanema beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok, so its not one if those picture postcard pacific island type of beaches, but it's a real joy to visit with a down to earth happiness and busyness. Big old waves (in August) so not a kids paddling place. And a fantastic people-watching venue!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Copacabana Beach is clean, tidy and offers facilities (providing you pay for them, but they're not expensive at all. Priced roughly between R$ 4-6) like showers, toilets and lockers etc. The beach is used by mainly tourists and has a great atmosphere. There are locals that sell things by the beach- but they don't hassle tourists if you are not... More 

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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.