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Flamengo district

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Address: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Large dutch settlement in this area of Rio

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some good restaurants, interesting place to visit

I was only there briefly, but enjoyed my visit. Good selection of restaurants. Watch your valuables - the streets didn't feel particularly safe. good for public transport.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I was only there briefly, but enjoyed my visit. Good selection of restaurants. Watch your valuables - the streets didn't feel particularly safe. good for public transport.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Flamengo Beach is just north of Copacabana. For about $1.50 from the other main beach locations you can catch a bus there. This Beach still has the beach activities yet with the calmer water and no waves seems to also bring a peacefulness. Plenty of room for a jog, bike ride or walk along the path or beach.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

The Flamengo district is another nice beachside area in Rio. North of Copacabana, it is home to the Aterro do Flamengo park as well as the Flamengo beach. Relatively quiet and safe, it s residential with some commercial parts as well. The beach offers excellent vies of Sugar Loaf mountain as well as Morro da Urca. Recommended!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Flamengo is a seaside district in Rio. The Flamengo beach is decent, quiet and more peaceful than the popular destinations. There is a nice park (Aterro de Flamengo) that offers good outdoor activities & a nice jogging track. Worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

I stayed 6 days at praia de flamengo area in a small studio. Ideally located to explore Rio 2 metro stations bus stops and plenty of taxis pass by all the time. Copacabana is 15 mins and Lapa and centro as as well 15 mins away so you can say you will stay in the middle of the action. The... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

Flamengo streets are cool for walking around, some shopping, and good food. There is a good Devassa bar there and you should go but when you cross the street (wiiiiiiiiiide avenue) to go the beach area you realize a few things: view is amazing but pee smell baaad. It is somewhat clean during the week but expect to find some... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2013

beautiful walks along the sea or through the reclaimed land which forms the park . take a massage in the shade, hire a bicycle and use the cycle track, jog , or simply stroll. Don´t think of swimming however as the water is too polluted. Newly installed shower/toilet facilities have helped

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2012

A far cry from the popular, though god knows why, Copacabana and Ipanema districts. I live in Flamengo and appreciate it's history, it's mix of old and new, though thankfully there is a lot more old than new. Few tourists visit Flamengo, it is not really on the tourist map but here you can walk about in freedom with no... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2012

I was at sunny sunday for a tour around the wonderful moderm landmark, O Parque do flamengo. My day went throught the night, we find sweets to taste around & surprizingly a ragtime concert & free jazz djs sessions without spending a dime. I would definitely live there a while. Actually even I should have stayed longer there on my... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2012

The park is beautiful and very well maintained. You are STRONGLY advised to avoid it without sun light!

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