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Patio with Christ Statue

Parque Lage

Well known among the habitants of Rio de Janeiro, the Parque Lage is a great place to walk, relax and have a coffee at the Café D.R.I. Situated in a picturesque colonial mansion, the café may well be the most popular part of Parque Lage, but do take some time to stroll around the gardens and you’ll discover some real beautiful spots. Continue reading

Sitio Burle Marx

Sitio Burle Marx

Have you ever heard of Roberto Burle Marx? No? But you do know Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro with its black and white mosaic of the promenade! The famous wavy pattern was designed by Roberto Burle Marx and is now found on t-shirts, beach towels and postcards. Find out more about this landscape arquitect and visit his late residence, the Sitio Burle Marx in Rio de Janeiro. If you’re tired of the typical sightseeing tours, check out this insider tip! Continue reading