Teatro Maria Clara Machado

This repertory theatre in Gávea is considered one of the most progressive of the city-run venues. Once known as the Teatro Planetário (not surprisingly as it annexes the impressive dome of the planetarium) it was dedicated solely to independent productions until 1994 but has managed to retain that spirit with small dramas and monologues featuring in […]

MAM – MUSEU DE ARTE MODERNA

Built in 1948, this internationally-renowned museum was restocked after a fire in 1978 and currently has a permanent collection of some 15,000 works and a permanent exhibition of Brazilian Modernism. The archives hold pieces by such luminaries as Henry Moore, Alberto Giacometti, Poliakov and Bourdelle, and there are regular music shows, a design shop and […]

Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

One of the city’s most picturesque spots, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas is encircled by a 7.2km walking/cycling path. Bikes are available for hire (R$10 per hour) from stands along the east side of the lake, as are paddle boats (R$20 per half hour). For those who prefer caipirinhas (drinks made from sugarcane spirit, crushed lime, […]

Pizzaria Mamma Jamma

The atmosphere may be lighthearted at this lively pizza restaurant in leafy Jardim Botanico, but the art of pizza-making is taken very seriously. The dough is left to rise for five days, resulting in a wonderfully light and crisp base for any number of toppings imaginable. Customers can take their pick from classic combinations such […]

Jeep Tour

A Jeep Tour é um marco no Rio de Janeiro. Reconhecida mundialmente por suas belezas naturais, compartilhamos experiência, inovação e trazermos a experiência da diversidade cultural na prática em nossos trajetos. O ato de compartilhar é maior no cotidiano, seja nas praias, nos botequins e nas ruas. A empresa possui um perfil no qual possibilita […]

Bosque da Barra

:  Sandwiched between Jacarepaguá Airport and the Cidade da Música, the rich green bosque officially known as Parque Arruda Câmara is a well-maintained escape from the maddening buzz of Barra, protected from the din of Avenida das Américas by thick vegetation. The bike path is a favourite for locals looking to get off-road, whilst football […]

Domingo de Yoga em Ipanema

Domingo, 31, é dia de praticar yoga nas areias da Praia de Ipanema. O evento gratuito acontece na altura da Rua Teixeira de Melo, próximo à Casa de Cultura Laura Alvim. Como a ideia é aproximar as pessoas da prática, as aulas têm posições simples e podem ser acompanhadas por pessoas de todas as idades. O […]