Barra da Tijuca is a neighborhood (bairro) in the South-West Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
The Barra da Tijuca district, in addition to having a wonderful beach of about 18 kilometers, offers excellent options for shopping centers, restaurants, night clubs.
The neighborhood, one of the richest in Rio de Janeiro, is made up of residential buildings and luxury shopping centers that develop around the long and panoramic beach where it is possible to practice any sport.
Surfing, kiteboarding and bodyboarding are very popular. There are numerous surf schools where it is also possible to rent a surf kit and instructors can help with the first steps in this sport.
Very trendy Praia do Pepê and the surfing spots of Recreio and Macumba, where casual bars and seafood restaurants line the promenade. Inland, much of the business takes place in huge shopping malls such as BarraShopping, home to cinemas, hip clubs, gourmet restaurants, and bowling alleys. BarraShopping is a huge shopping mall with over 500 shops and numerous entertainment services, cinemas and restaurants. Most of the shopping centers are located along Viale Americas. Shopping in Barra is exciting, you will find numerous chain stores, international brands.
Barra is home to the Rio Water Planet, which is considered the largest water park in all of Latin America, with waterfalls, rushing rivers and man-made beaches.
Monuments and places of interest
Sambadrome – Rio de Janeiro
Rio Samba City
Rio Rent Apartments
Santa Teresa – Rio de Janeiro
Carnival Rio de Janeiro
Rio Gay Pride
Mangueira Samba School
G.R.E.S. Salgueiro Samba School
Sao Conrado Beach Rio de Janeiro
Recreio Beach – Rio de Janeiro
Arpoador Beach Rio de Janeiro
Barra da Tjuca Beach Rio de Janeiro
Copacabana Beach Rio de Janeiro
Ipanema Beach Rio de Janeiro
Restaurant O Peixe Vivo Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro
Meia Pataca Restaurant Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro
Frontera restaurant in Ipanema
Belmonte Restaurant Bar Copacabana
Churrascaria Palace Copacabana
Carretão Ipanema Classic Grill
Eclipse Restaurant Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro
Marius Restaurant Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro
Don Camillo Restaurant Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro
Casa da Feijoada Restaurant Ipanema
Capricciosa Pizza Rio de Janeiro
Siqueira Grill Restaurant Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro
Satyricon Restaurant – Ipanema – Rio de Janeiro
Galitos Grill Restaurant Ipanema – Rio de Janeiro