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Botafogo Bay

Praia de Botafogo 400, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22250-910, Brazil
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18 Feb 2018
“Nice View”
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Praia de Botafogo 400, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22250-910, Brazil
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

It's very nice to go to Botafogo Praia Shopping, on Praia de Botafogo to enjoy its different sorts of restaurants, bars, to go shopping and - most important of all - have an amazing view of Botafogo Beach! But it's not recommended to swim.

Thank Tania P
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Walked and thought we would go along to the bay, and when we got there, was no a sole in site!!!! was polluted. But the area was nice

Thank A to Z
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

If you get a chance to be in the area, there are many places to take a photo; this is one of my favorite places to see the bay. We actually bought lunch to go and ate here for our break.

Thank Jim-Tammy
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Could not resist swimming in Botafogo bay. It was bloody hot and I saw some locals swimming. Very refreshing, just don't submerge. The cleaner beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema are just so far away and to observe Rio from the water was just too tempting....More

1  Thank Robert937
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Even if Botafogo beach is not a place appropriate for swimming or sun bathing, the panoramic view is stunning. There is a wonderful bike/pedestrian lane going around the bay and continues further to both directions, Flamengo and Copacabana, which is very much enjoyable early in...More

1  Thank Maxbirsa
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Botafogo Bay is a fine place to walk/cycle and photography for a day. Sadly the beach is polluted. But the Botafogo is still worth a visit.

Thank Lance_Kerwin
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is a great place to visit and photograph, too bad the beach and whole Guanabara bay are polluted! Along the road there's a sidepath for bikes/pedestrians from which there are incredible views of the Pão de Açúcar.

Thank evyboo
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Very lovely stretch of beach and where the boat dwellers more up. Very picturesque and more of a genuine feel.

Thank ZBH88
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

Take a good camera with you, as you will be looking at them again and again. Iconic location. Recommended.

Thank umar1
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

Small beach in the Botafogo area with the most beautiful view of the Urca and Sugarloaf. Take off the bus at the Botafogo shopping mall and take a walk. Like anywhere else on beaches in Rio you'll see people playing football, volleyball, jogging, musicians....all that...More

Thank B1714D
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restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to
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and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone
interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact,
some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros,
an art museum that showcases amazing artists from
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