Fun & games in Rio de Janeiro

Top Fun Activities & Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fun Activities & Games in Rio de Janeiro

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  • Elise S
    9 contributions
    Very difficult to get in. All fenced off and derelict. Just really sad. Dont expect much to see if you come to a conference and stay nearby at Rio Central.
    Written October 18, 2018
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  • CB2018
    Gorle, Italy180 contributions
    Very nice club well located in Rio de Janeiro. We work there during the tennis event at the Rio Open 2020 and the facilities are great. Very good restaurant with some great local food and a sushi place very well done. The people at the club are very friendly and we enjoy every time we come back.
    Written February 26, 2020
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  • Harriet L
    2 contributions
    Suuuuper duper escape room! We did Chernobyl which was tricky but our leader was very helpful and we escaped in time :)
    Written February 22, 2023
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  • KLE2013
    Centreville, VA3,680 contributions
    Adjacent to the Brazilian Cathedral of Football, Estadio do Maracana, is this site of Olympic indoor volleyball. The concrete structure with steeply tiered seating provided excellent sight lines for the matches. After a lengthy metro ride on line 1, fifteen stops from our apartment in Copa, and a 20-25 minute walk from the Sao Francis Xavier stop, we reached the stadium. The Brazilian love for volleyball was evident and the electric atmosphere and the high quality of play made for a memorable experience.
    Sadly the food offerings here were no better than the other Olympic venues, but the beer was cold and the hospitality of the hosts outstanding
    Written August 30, 2016
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  • LuizDutraNeto
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,621 contributions
    If you speak Portuguese, check "Sesc Copacabana" theaters' programme and organize your visit. The "Sesc Copacabana" complex, besides a hotel, comprises two theaters: "Teatro de Arena" (the main theater) and "Sala Multiuso" (a smaller space). Both are famous among "cariocas" for the quality of plays and musicals staged. And principally, at popular prices. The theaters are in the middle of Copacabana ("Posto 4") and just between Rio's subway stations "Siqueira Campos" and "Cantagalo". Enjoy!
    Written September 18, 2018
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  • Eric P
    1 contribution
    It’s cool as mess! Really fun with friends! Very exciting! Would do it again for sure! Great idea and something different to do!
    Written March 16, 2023
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  • PrestonGuild
    United Kingdom54,868 contributions
    A historical square with a statue of a man on a horse in the middle.

    The Imperial Palace is nearby as well as other historical buildings and churches.

    It also leads you to the ferry terminal which is a short walk away.

    The Portuguese royal family once resided in the vicinity. It has strong historical links to the development of Rio.
    Written September 26, 2020
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  • esmeraldaborges
    Ottawa, Canada36 contributions
    we really lucked out that the day we went to Prainha the ocean looked like a river. No waves. Many people were just sitting in the ocean talking away.
    Written March 6, 2023
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  • 109mac
    Brasília24 contributions
    I visited on thursday, so the place was empty, like a desert, and the place seems to me and my husband kind of dangerous during the week, so, based on the reviews, the place seems to be a better tour for weekends.
    Written November 9, 2016
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  • Chris L
    Manchester, UK1 contribution
    As far as I can see, the best option for getting involved in football and sport in Rio. Really friendly, welcoming, good competitive standard without being intimidating, nice mix of locals and foreigners/travellers. And, also, *super* well-organised, which is kind of a boring point but is actually really important - no annoying cancelled games, missing players, bibs, balls, etc. etc., just a reliable, good quality game every time. The atmosphere is nice and chilled but a hell of a lot of solid work goes on behind the scenes to make everything feel so easy for the players. I started playing in AtivoRio's weekly 11-a-side football matches soon after arriving in Rio, and stayed until I left Brazil five months later, so I feel like I can pretty reliably report that this is a great initiative, whether you're in Rio for a short time and want a one-off game, or whether, like me, you're looking for a more long term football fix. They also do great extra stuff like beach sports days and the odd away game if you're interested in that.
    Written February 6, 2016
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  • Branca2016
    Porto, Portugal337 contributions
    We ent there, inside the Encore Hotel, for my grandson’s birthday. He celebrated his 11th birthday with friends and the activitie was to solve a murder that occured inside the hotel. Great fun! Great service!
    Written November 16, 2018
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  • alanlid
    Oxford, UK279 contributions
    A friend wanted to see the Hippodrome de Gavea while we were in Rio; since I like horse racing I went along and I'm glad I did. It's about a km from Ipanema beach, just opposite the Jardim Botanico (Botanical Gardens, also worth a visit). It must be about the most statuesque/classical hipodromo in Latin America (I've been to Palermo and S. Isidro, Buenos Aires, and the Hippodrome de las Americas in Mexico City); also clean and well-maintained; entry is free; and the racing is not bad (on turf, wide track, plenty of runners of Anglo-Irish ancestry); Tote monopoly, of course. Odd thing: despite all these pluses, the place - on a Saturday afternoon - was very empty, so not much atmosphere, but easy to relax, have a beer + food (not great food, at least in the bar).
    Written June 28, 2016
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  • Rodney C
    Hobart, Australia437 contributions
    Long walk through the park to the stadium. Entered from the lower level as the upper level was for the officials. A few stairs however the signage was good and easily found our seats. View was good and seats in front did not spoil the view. Swimming was excellent and the big screen was at one end only. Sound volume was a bit high. I expect to raise the enthusiasm. Toilets were plentiful and clean. Good experience.
    Written September 21, 2016
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