Rio de Janeiro - Ipanema & Leblon (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Ipanema & Leblon chapter from Lonely Planet’s Rio de Janiero guidebook.

The favored address for young, beautiful and wealthy cariocas (residents of Rio), these twin neighborhoods boast magnificent beaches and tree-lined streets full of enticing open-air cafes, restaurants and bars. Ipanema is also Rio’s gay district, centred on and near Rua Farme de Amoedo.

  • frolic in the waves, sip refreshing maté and watch people parade on lovely Ipanema Beach.
  • maps
  • join fishers and couples on rocky Ponta do Arpoador for the nightly spectacle of sunset.
  • transportation
  • feast on Bahian snacks and browse artwork and handicrafts at the weekly Hippie Fair.
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighborhood Top Five, Explore Ipanema & Leblon, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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