Barra da Tijuca

Barra da Tijuca

  • Rio De Janeiro
  • Brazil
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Barra da Tijuca, Rio De Janeiro Overview

Considered as one of the most developed places in Brazil, Barra da Tijuca is known for its glitzy nightclubs, big mansions and mega malls. Barra da Tijuca is way different from Rio’s Downtown. The place exhibits modernist standards and is known to be the fastest growing city in Rio. Picturesque semblance of Barra is beyond beautiful and is set to be South America’s first city to host Summer Olympics 2016.


City’s longest Beach which covers 18 kilometers is a place of attraction for many tourists. Barra beach is known to be the best in Rio. It is surrounded by alluring mountains; the scenic beauty of the mountain vista is calming and relaxing. Beach side is filled with the most luscious seafood restaurants and bars. The glamorous lifestyle and the pumped up nightlife attracts a lot of tourists. Pulsating feel of the city reminds you of Miami. Barra da Tijuca is quite far from Rio. You can book a rain forest jeep from Rio to Barra da Tijuca and enjoy the captivating beauty of Rio while travelling to Barra.


Nearest Airport/ Train Station from Rio- Corcovado's Train Station
Estimated Time- 26 minutes by cab or 1 hour and 50 minutes by bus

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