More information on Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas and the floating Christmas tree in Rio de Janeiro
Description: Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas and the floating Christmas tree in Rio de Janeiro
Surrounded by the most famous neighborhoods in Rio - Lagoa, Ipanema, Leblon, Botanical Gardens and Gávea - framed by mountains and embraced by Christ the Redeemer, the Lagoon impressed by the sunset and the reflection of golden sun in its placid waters and silent becoming a great meeting point for both locals and for visitors. Connected to the sea through the channel of the Garden of Allah, between Ipanema and Leblon, home to its waterfront parks, sports courts, skating rings, an heliport, trails for hiking and jogging, biking and distributed by a gastronomic center kiosks that offer food to German Japanese, plus live music from dusk. Not to mention the paddle boat that rides on Sundays and holidays, give the tourists a unique view of all that one of the most beautiful postcards of Rio reveals.
The margins of the Lagoon are some of the best-equipped entertainment areas of the city and invite walking, jogging or biking, which can be rented there. Its 7.5 km long incorporate Skate parks, Taboas and Catacomb. The set of three parks offer a plethora of sporting options and dining. Below a few guidelines:
Skate Park (Avenida Borges de Medeiros s / n º)
In the area between the club and Piraquê Heliport, Park Blades can be a good choice for recreation with many activities ranging from skating the simultaneous concerts in kiosks in its surroundings. There, you can also enjoy the most diverse international cuisine.
Catacumba Park (Pessoa Av s / n º)
The Catacomb Park can be seen as a beautiful open-air museum inside a small environmental reserve. Altogether there are 32 sculptures of various artists that are part harmony with the nature of the park, ideal for hiking. Near this mixture of art, great tasting dishes to snacks and worldwide.
Taboas Park (Avenida Borges de Medeiros s / n º)
It is located between two famous football clubs in Rio, the Club de Regatas Flamengo and Club Caiçaras. The park is a true sports court which brings together practitioners from many different sports like soccer, tennis and skating. Kiosks are also part of the sports park.
Address: Epitácio Pessoa and Avenida Borges de Medeiros - Lagoa
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