A vibrant and modern neighborhood that you need to know!

Barra da Tijuca, popularly known as Barra is the youngest neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. Until the 1970’s was nearly uninhabited, today, nearly 40 years later, the region has become the most complete neighborhood of the city.

Besides having the longest beach in Rio de Janeiro, with 18 km of sea and white sand, Barra has everything a neighborhood needs: a variety of entertainment, cuisine and culture options

Enjoy an afternoon of shopping at the famous Barra Shopping, one of the largest in Latin America, with over 700 stores.
For those who love luxury, sophistication and delicious cuisine, Village Mall has over 90 stores, offering the world’s most famous brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Hugo Boss, Burberry, Tiffany & Co., Prada, Emporio Armani and Carolina Herrera.

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Downtown Rio is known to be a “Cultural Corridor” precisely because it is so nice to walk around the streets. Totally revitalized the city’s historical center presents new leisure options that leave any visitor amazed! The Mauá Square becomes a new tourist spot in the city center, surrounded by the Rio Art Museum (MAR) and the Museum of Tomorrow, it is an excellent option for a packed afternoon of culture and leisure.

Lapa is a traditional neighborhood of the city, known worldwide for its “Arches”, where is located the Santa Teresa Tram, much sought after scenario by visitors. Lots of fine entertainment and live music at Lapa.

With the revitalization, the region has a new transportation alternative, the VLT (Light Rail Vehicle), a modern solution, comfortable and clean adopted in more than 400 cities worldwide.

Discover all the best in Barra da Tijuca

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Praia da Barra

Praia da Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Praia da Reserva

Praia Da Reserva - Avenida Lúcio Costa - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Praia do Recreio

Praia do Recreio - Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Prainha

Prainha - RJ, Brasil

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Praia de Grumari

Praia de Grumari, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Parque Natural Municipal Bosque da Barra

Bosque Da Barra - Avenida das Américas - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Parque Olímpico

Parque Olímpico da Barra - Avenida Embaixador Abelardo Bueno - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Riocentro

Riocentro - Avenida Salvador Allende - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Campo Olímpico de Golfe

Campo Olímpico de Golfe - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Parque Nacional Chico Mendes

Parque Natural Municipal Chico Mendes - Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Sítio Burle Marx

Sítio Roberto Burle Marx - IPHAN - Barra de Guaratiba, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Cidade das Artes

Cidade das Artes - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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BarraShopping

BarraShopping - Avenida das Américas - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Shopping Village Mall

Village Mall - Avenida das Américas - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Shopping Via Parque

Shopping Via Parque - Avenida João de Cabral de Melo Neto - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Shopping Downtown

Shopping Downtown - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Barra Music

Barra Music - Avenida Ayrton Senna - Jacarepagua, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Museu Seleção Brasileira

Museu Seleção Brasileira - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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Museu Casa do Pontal

Museu Casa do Pontal - Estrada do Pontal - Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil

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The statue of Christ the Redeemer is the biggest and most famous sculpture Art Déco and one of the 7 wonders of the modern world. Situated in the Tijuca National Park, provides one of the most beautiful views of the city.

From Praia Vermelha, the visitants take the first tram to the Urca hill, and from there, a second tram takes them until the top of the Sugar loaf hill, it stays 396 meters of the sea level.

Go behind the scenes of Maracana. From the Tribune Press to the locker rooms, through the Grandstand, the cabins and a collection of relics of the stars who made the history of the world soccer temple. Prepare yourself for a world of dreams, exploring every way, with videos, sounds and different experiences that will last forever in your memory.

Vista Chinesa is a charming Chinese structure placed 380 meters high in Tijuca National Forest, one of the world’s largest urban forest.

At the foot of the Corcovado Mountain, Parque Lage delights with 52 hectares of pure green, cultural and art programs.

Founded in 1808 by D. João VI, the Botanical Garden is an important touristic side of the city. With total area of 137 hectares, the Botanical Garden houses rare collections of bromeliads and orchids, as well as old trees and exotic plants.

“The Museum of Tomorrow” is a different kind of science Museum. The new museum in the Port Zone studies the future of the world and presents possibilities for transformations.

Located at Praça Maura, The Museu de Arte do Rio brings together historical and contemporary art dimensions through national and international exhibitions.