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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-240, Brazil
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We loved it, peaceful break from the other beaches. The best part is walking the trail towards the morro de urca and pao de azucar.

Thank Wase C
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Urca and Leme are fantastic areas to visit, the food and the bars are so local, so cheap and cosy you could stay all day and I seriously wander if I should hire a House here for next visit...I loved this area a lot,

Thank Mikael K
Reviewed 28 June 2018

It is a good spot to look the sunset front of the Botafogo Bay, the view its so amaizing and also there are a lot of Brazilian people arond there, its no so tourist. Its so safe!

Thank Sam94T
Reviewed 31 May 2018

good place to go on bike, if you rent the bike in copacabana it place is so close and so beatiifull ,

Thank MartDadar88
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Urca is a neighborhood where the city of rio de janeiro was born, from where you can see the sugar bread mount, a beach not frequented by the high pollution of its dark waters, a quiet place full of history.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This place is cute and quaint. Come for a leisurely visit here in the shadow of Sugarloaf. Take a cable car ride.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I had been in URCA with two girl friends in the sunset time. It was awesome because the view is really great! It is a nice place to sit, talk and have some drinks out door.

Thank Marília F
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Given that our cruise directors had given us all kinds of warnings about the safety in Rio, we had duly left all our jewelry off and only carried the minimum of cash, Urca was a lovely and safe suburb to walk around. It is well...More

Thank JeanArnall
Reviewed 28 January 2018

beautiful look of the Atlantic ocean, friendly people, romantic views and good food in the local restaurants.

Thank Tammy U
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a bucolic neighborhood located at the foot of the sugar loaf. It has several restaurants and neighborhoods, worth to be visited.

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Urca is one of the oldest areas in Rio. Known for its
incredible views of the city, the neighbourhood runs
along Guanabara bay, providing visitors with an
opportunity to watch the sunset from one of Rio’s
greatest natural treasures: Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de
Acucar). It is said that the locals in Urca are “bon
vivant,” which is one of the reasons the area attracts
people of all styles and ages. Urca is the perfect
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