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Arpoador beach

Avenida Francisco Bhering, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-050, Brazil
21983521400
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Avenida Francisco Bhering, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-050, Brazil
Ipanema
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"watch the sunset"
in 96 reviews
"sunset spot"
in 10 reviews
"big rock"
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"amazing sunset"
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"sun sets"
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"ipanema leblon"
in 10 reviews
"two brothers"
in 15 reviews
"coconut water"
in 10 reviews
"nice beach"
in 14 reviews
"rocks"
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"surfers"
in 87 reviews
"clap"
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"beaches"
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"applause"
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"waves"
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"rio"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve visited the Arpoador almost randomly. My husband and I were walking from Ipanema beach all the way down, until we reached the Arpoador beach . It was around sunset and the place becomes an attraction for locals and tourists. One of the most amazing...More

Thank Giulia R
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice beach where you can practice surf joining local schools. I joined Bispo team and they are good guys, polite and professional. Easy to hire chairs and umbrellas for sun, buy food and beverages.

Thank giandomenico f
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the most beautiful beaches of Rio de Janeiro! The view of the beaches of Ipanema and Leblon is awesome! Go up the rocks and enjoy the view! On Summer, it is a must to go there and watch the sunset!

Thank Ruth L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not possible to walk from Copacabana beach to Ipanema. One has to go around Arpoador park and beach. On the Ipanema side, this is where the surfers hang out. Lovely and safe walk during the day.

Thank holger b
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arpoador has an strategic view from the transition of Copacabana to Ipanema, it is a must see in the first time at Rio. Go up the rocks (easy) and get some pics.

Thank Marcos040
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

excellent beach, the beach is just in the left corner of the ipanema beach! its a small beach but is so nice area!

Thank tamicasavantes
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Famous for its beautiful sunset and amazing views. The water is calm and there’s a small hill callled “Morrro do Arpoador” where you can see astonishing views. It’s a must to go there and observe the sun and the sea with the mountain called “Dois...More

1  Thank CMPP
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This is the only places in Rio that you can see the sunset over the water looking south down impanima beach. It’s free. And crowds of people show up on the rock to watch the sunset guys selling mixed drinks and cold beer. And other...More

Thank jaylanca
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

When in Rio, do yourself a favor and be at Arpoador for the sunset- it's an experience you won't really forget. Beautiful beyond words!!!

Thank ThiSardenberg
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

go to see the sunset. You will not be alone ! but still worth the experience. Make sure to be on time and choose your spot.

Thank pilipili2009
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Nearby
Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
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