What Can You Do In Rio This June? PART 2
Welcome back for the second and final part of the article where we will continue to share a few recreational ideas for those of you that will spend a couple of days next month in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After reviewing the annual and monthly events in the first part, the continuation of the article will talk more about places to visit that are opened every day or on a weekly basis.
You should go and see Rio’s Parque da Catacumba, which is a scenic park that features an open-air museum that has more than 30 sculptures, including work by artists Mario Agostinelli and Bruno Gioni. Here, original ornamental species have been attentively selected in order to complement the artworks. Here is the address: 3000 Av Epit??cio Pessoa (between Copacabana & Humait??), Lagoa.
If you are in the market for a stylish and colorful bikini that you plan on taking home with you, make sure that you drop by to the Salinas, which is among the country’s best bikini brands. Here is the address: 547 Rua Visconde de Piraja, Lj 204/205 CEP 22410-003.
A gorgeous coastal spot very popular in the city is Guaratiba, where you’ll find dozens of surfers and hikers, surrounded by marshlands which are home to numerous herons. The beach is filled with pleasure and fishing boats that come and go, along with plenty of exquisite seafood restaurants.
The most exclusive shopping mall in all Rio de Janeiro is the Fashion Mall, where many of the best designers in the country have an outlet. It features more than 140 shops, along with fast-food outlets, restaurants and cinemas. Here is the address: 899 Estrada da G?Ã¯Â¿Â½vea, S?Ã¯Â¿Â½o Conrado.
If you enjoy surfing, skating, body boarding, camping or climbing, Galeria River has the specialized boutique for you. Here, you will also find lots of other stores, like a new age shop, hairdressers, snack bars, a cyber caf?Ã¯Â¿Â½ and a tattoo parlor. Here is the address: 67 Rua Francisco Otaviano, Copacabana.
At the Feira de Sao Cristovao you can purchase typical art and handicrafts like leather bags and sandals. In addition, here you have the opportunity to try out various local delicacies, like the cachca spirit and listen to live music on weekends. Here is the address: Campo de S?Ã¯Â¿Â½o Crist?Ã¯Â¿Â½v?Ã¯Â¿Â½o, S?Ã¯Â¿Â½o Crist?Ã¯Â¿Â½v?Ã¯Â¿Â½o.
A very popular spot in Rio de Janeiro is the Scenarium, a 3-story concert house that has been decorated from top to bottom in antiques and curious pieces of art. Two bands a day are playing samba, MPB and choro. The wine list is immense while the menu is impressive. Here is the address: 20 Rua do Lavradio, Centro.
The Clube dos Democraticos was founded back in 1867 and is the oldest carnival society in the country. Its location is very spacious, making it perfect for dancing. The club usually presents musicians of the new generation of forro, choro and samba. Here is the address: 91 Rua Riachuelo, Centro.
As you can see, there is a lot more to Rio de Janeiro than just the beautiful beaches, great nightlife and gorgeous women. Every single day in the city you can find something to do, making it one of the most desirable travel destinations in the entire world.