Rio de Janeiro - Ipanema & Leblon (PDF Chapter)
This is the Ipanema & Leblon chapter from Lonely Planet’s Rio de Janeiro guide-book.
The favored address for young, beautiful and wealthy cariocas (residents of Rio), these twin neighborhoods boast magnificent beaches, high-end shopping, and tree-lined streets full of en-ticing open-air cafes, restaurants and bars.
- frolic in the waves, sip refreshing maté and watch people parade along iconic Ipanema Beach.
- join fishers and couples on rocky Ponta do Arpoador for the nightly spectacle of sunset
- feast on Bahian snacks and browse artwork and handicrafts at the Zona Sul’s most famous market, Hippie Fair
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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