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Cosme Velho

Zona Sur, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
2 weeks ago
“Just Beautiful”
5 Sep 2015
“Nice district”
Zona Sur, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While not a great deal at at Cosme Velho it does provide some beautiful old homes as well as the railway station to get to Corcovado.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The Bairro Cosme Velho is a nice district in Rio. Located in Zona Sul, it is adjacent to Laranjeiras district. Essentially residential, it is a pretty neighbourhood - quiet and calm, lovely to walk around in. Recommended!

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Nice, big, old houses, lots of gardens and green spaces, a neighbourhood that climbs up the hill and has nice views. It travels the visitor back in time, but I would suggest to walk to the top of Santa Teresa instead.

Thank Yorgos A
Reviewed 27 March 2013

Great older neighborhood, however the nearby favela means burglarys are common. Nice for a drive through, some truly outstanding architecture from the days when Rio was the capitol of Brasil.

1  Thank PTRio
Reviewed 5 February 2012

I like it so much... I've been living here for the last 30yrs... no plans no leave it, LOL Cosme Velho is the home of Corcovado Railway Station. It's a hell of a traffic jam every Summer weekend. But it's worth.

3  Thank rpdiehl
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Like the Flamengo area, a place where you can catch a glimpse of old Rio. But there is really not much for tourists here.

1  Thank Frederico N
Reviewed 28 December 2011

This is the neighborhood where the train to the Corcovado mountain departs. Not much also to say about it.

1  Thank PedroM0
Reviewed 22 December 2011

bairro is quartier.in portuguese we say just cosme velho which is a part of zona sul in Rio,after Laranjeiras.great mansions,beautiful places.onyour way to Corcovado you can go around

1  Thank acarajapa
Reviewed 28 September 2011

The neighborhood where the Corcovado/Christ the Redeemer´s train station is situated is a n old and bucolic residential place, with some interesting architectural samples of colonial style, as well as gourgeous churches and squares as Largo do Boticario.

3  Thank GUSDALI
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