Attractions

Enjoy Multiple Activities and Places to Visit in Rio de Janeiro

Just outside our doors, Ipanema has long been considered one of the best oceanfront neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro. Its dazzling beaches, superb restaurants, vibrant nightclubs and shopping options that range from eclectic boutiques to upscale fashions truly offer something for everyone. When you’re ready to explore, the Mar Ipanema Hotel Concierge can help with local recommendations or travel tips and make arrangements for tours, transportation and more. 

Musume of Tomorrow

The Museum of Tomorrow is a science museum in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was designed by Spanish neofuturistic architect Santiago Calatrava, and built next to the waterfront at Pier Maua.

Ipanema Beach

Majestically framed by two mountains called the DoisIrmãos (Two Brothers), one of the most beautiful beaches in Rio de Janeiro is known for its spectacular beaches, elegant ambience and lively nightlife.

Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon

Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon is a lagoon in the district of Lagoa in the Zona Sul area of Rio de Janeiro. The lagoon is connected to the Atlantic Ocean, allowing sea water to enter by a canal along the edge of a park locally known as Jardim de Alah.

Copacabana Beach

One of the most famous beaches in Rio, if not the world, Copacabana Beach is a six-kilometer oceanfront playground that draws millions of sunchasers each year. During the day, visitors catch some rays or practice sports on the beach. By night, stroll the bustling sidewalk and enjoy the warm ocean breezes.

Copacabana Fort

This historical military base welcomes ten thousand visitors a month. Choose between the restricted tour or the complete tour, which includes a visit to the fort’s interior and the military museum.

Botanical Gardens

This is one of the most beautiful and preserved green areas in Rio de Janeiro, with acres of gardens featuring indigenous Brazilian flora and exotic flowers and plants from around the world. 

Sugarloaf

Inaugurated in 1912, this peak overlooking Guanabara Bay features almost no vegetation. It is known worldwide for its cableway and panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro. 

Christ the Redeemer Statue

Brazil’s most iconic landmark, this statue of Jesus Christ soars over 700 meters above sea level on the top of Corcovado Mountain. It is located amidst the lush landscape of Tijuca National Park, which is one of the biggest urban forests in the country. 

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Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 539 - Ipanema - Rio de Janeiro Brasil

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