An extensive library completed in 1887 with more than 350,000 volumes, among them a rare 1572 edition of Luís de ... More
Real Gabinete Português de Leitura
An extensive library completed in 1887 with more than 350,000 volumes, among them a rare 1572 edition of Luís de Camões's "Os Lusíadas." Located across from the Igreja de São Francisco de Paula, the entire collection is devoted to Portuguese literature. Most interesting is the reading room itself, which is naturally lit by a red, white and blue stained-glass skylamp.
Towering above this district is the majestic and green Pedra da Gávea. Come here to hang glide or watch the
daredevils in action. Of course there is a great beach which has become trendy over the past years with ...
The Monument to the Dead of WWII (Monumento aos Mortos na Segunda Guerra Mundial), locally known in Rio de Janeiro
as Monumento aos Pracinhas, is a place that contains a memorial to the Brazilian participation in WWII, as well ...
This is actually the first mile of the sandy crescent known as Copacabana. Located between the Morro do Leme and
Avenida Princesa Isabel, this stretch is less touristy than its more famous cousin. Locals like to bring the family ...
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