Trip Planner: South America / Brazil / State of Rio de Janeiro / Rio de Janeiro / Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
Walk, skate, jog, or cycle the pathway encircling Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, which features numerous convenient spots from which you can photograph the Tijuca Forest and Corcovado Mountain. Along the way, grab a light snack and a refreshing drink from one of many kiosks dotting the 8-km (5 mi) track. You can row, sail, or water ski on the lake, but if your prefer to just bob on the water and admire the sights, rent a small paddle boat from one of several stands located on the eastern side of the lagoon. Visit the area in the evening to enjoy live music, mingle with the locals, and watch the sunset with a cold drink in hand. A visit to Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Rio de Janeiro trip planner to plot your vacation.
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It is my favorite place in Rio! It is good for a nice walking in a sunny day, riding a bicycle or just watching the sunset with a drink... Unfortunately it is very busy on holidays and Sundays during.... more »
Beautiful and quiet place to enjoy at dusk or at any time to walk, run, do exercise or simply drink a beer. more »
One of the best places to visit in Rio
The lagoon is massive & spills out to the Atlantic Ocean via a small canal running through the city. This is the same lagoon the media heralded as overly polluted prior to the World Cup and Olympics. This is not the case! It is blue and tranquil.
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