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Address: Avenida Atlantica, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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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Half Day Tour: Sugar Loaf, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon Beaches
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Small-Group Panoramic Bike Tour in Rio de Janeiro
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Biking and Hiking Tour from Copacabana to Two Brothers Hill

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Ohh Copacabana!!

There's nothing like Copacabana!! It's a unique attraction from Rio... spend sometime in this amazing beach...but be prepared if you don't like crowded places... lots of tourists... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Marina P
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Taubate, SP
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Taubate, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There's nothing like Copacabana!! It's a unique attraction from Rio... spend sometime in this amazing beach...but be prepared if you don't like crowded places... lots of tourists love this place!

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Thank Marina P
Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My mum and I travelled to Rio De Janeiro in November 2016, and we were a little worried as we were advised by numerous friends and family to "be really careful. its unsafe!" ... well, its NOT! unless you go out drinking to all hours of the morning and act completely like a fool on the streets, then you are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time and I fell in love with it!!! Amazing. Need to come back for New Years heard it's the best party ever.

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Thank Ana Gabriela S
Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After 3 weeks of relaxing holiday in Brazil we didn´t believe that it could be dangerous but... The last evening on Copacabana Beach it happened: suddenly disappear my wife´s little gold chain she had on. It goes so fast. Almost att the same time we get help of a young Brazilian. The men start to fight but we are two... More 

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Thank jarek65marczak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked several times across this beach and could do it again and again. Back home it's winter this is paradise.

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Thank Howard R
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was staying right on the beach. Lots to see on a walk along the beach, including a number of sand sculptures, but if you want to take a photo you are expected to pay the sculptor. I was amazed at the number of beach sports played, with lots of nets etc - not sure if there is a charge... More 

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Thank Kit M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a nice beach, nothing more than that. It gets super packed, and the water is rather dirty. After I went stand up paddling once, I never got into the water again. Trash everywhere!

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Thank Lucas M
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Copacabana beach is known for being a great beach with friendly people.

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Thank Scott K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

if money is no object for you that is your place to be. Excruciatingly expensive still loved by all. just take a swim or observe the myriads of people passing by. Avoid the first row restaurants unless ofcourse money is no object to you.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited copacabana beach today and a few days ago. Very nice specially when the hotel provides sunbeds. Also nice to walk along the beache, daytime or night, just be aware of the hustlers around. They got me with spraying some kind of goo on my feet and then some dude came to wash my feet and flip-flops and demanding money... 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.
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