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A nice statue on the promenade at Arpoador Beach - Ipanema.

This is a nice statue celebrating Tom Jobim who was famous as the composer who wrote the popular... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Northampton, United Kingdom
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This statue is from the great composer Jobim known for his son "Girl from Ipanema" . The statue... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2016
Mexico City, Mexico
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11 Nov 2017
“Good looking statue on the promenade at Arpoador Beach of the man who composed the immortal “Girl from Ipanema”.”
12 May 2017
“A nice statue on the promenade at Arpoador Beach - Ipanema.”
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This statue was erected in 2014 on the 20th anniversary of Tom Jobim’s death at the age of 67 in New York. We encountered it on a walk along Ipanema Beach. It is just a statue. Not worth going out of your way to see.

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is a nice statue celebrating Tom Jobim who was famous as the composer who wrote the popular Bossa Nova song "Garota de Ipanema" (The Girl from Ipanema) in the 1960's with his poet friend Vinicius de Moraes. Jobim died in a New York hospital...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

If you're going to Ipanema, you might as well get a picture with the guy who wrote "Girl from Ipanema." It's close to the beach, so there it's easy to get to. If you don't make it though, don't worry. You're not missing too much.

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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This statue is from the great composer Jobim known for his son "Girl from Ipanema" . The statue lays in the last part of the Aproador beach, a nice place to see the sunset.

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Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

This is one of three bronze monuments located in close proximity to each other near tge Fort at Copacabana Beach. This one is on the Ipanema side and like the others makes for a fun photograph.

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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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