Located close to the Jardim Botânico on the Gávea side of the Lagoa, this track has been used by Carioca punters ... More
Jóquei Clube (Hipódromo da Gávea)
Located close to the Jardim Botânico on the Gávea side of the Lagoa, this track has been used by Carioca punters since 1926. You can enjoy races four times a week all year round. A few reais will get you into the more luxurious lodge area, but it might be more fun to sit with the "average Joes". Shorts are not allowed. To get there, catch any bus labelled "via Jóquei."
The Rio Yacht Club is a highly exclusive, members only, coconut tree filled paradise. There is a first class restaurant,
a beautiful swimming pool and a very elegant bar. The focus here is water sports, with fishing, diving and ...
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 ...
One of the few surviving landmarks from the colonial era, this aqueduct was finished in 1750. At one time it
carried water down from the Rio Carioca, it now serves as a viaduct to the wonderful Bondinho de Santa ...