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Rio de Janeiro

Ipanema Beach

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Popularized by the song "The Girl from Ipanema," this world-famous beach gives foreign visitors a sense of life in Rio, displaying a cross-section of different lifestyles, chic boutiques and eateries and luxurious apartment buildings.
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Suggested Duration:2-3 hours
Avenida Vieira Souto - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-002, Brazil
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Ipanama beach is a beautiful beach. It’s a little quieter than Copacabana beach. A lot of things happen in the evening here. When I was there they had a stage and in the evening there was a big beach party. It was a lot of fun and there was police everywhere to keep it secure.
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I was staying at Copacabana and I heard this beach was much nicer so I decided to visit for a change of scenery. However I found this beach to a lot busier with just too many people for my liking. Although you do get wonderful views of the two brothers in the background. I did
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This I think is more a surfers beach due to the more powerful waves. Here we saw lifeguards, that to me is an indication of powerful water. Walk up along the prom. It is busy with local artists selling their wares. It is smaller than Cocacoba. It is still a must do.
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For us this was a really lovely walk, it was a lovely day and the beach is beautiful, scenery very attractive, the red flag was flying whilst we were there so people were only paddling, there are nice little snack bars and public conveniences all the way along, you cannot walk
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This is a nice beach, but you do get some hassle from the locals trying to sell you goods. There is not much else to do here apart from sunbathe.
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Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
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