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I was looking for a gym for some BJJ training while in Rio and found this place a few blocks from my place. I was then told about it independently from a tour mate and decided to check it out. Great group of guys and...More
Date of experience: June 2016
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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
is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.