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Hipodromo da Gavea

Praca Santos Dumont 31 | Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-060, Brazil
+55(22)3534-9000
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Impressive grandstand, good racing, strangely empty.

A friend wanted to see the Hippodrome de Gavea while we were in Rio; since I like horse racing I... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
alanlid
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Awesome!

As a former jockey in the U.S., I loved spending my last day in Brazil at the racetrack. The stands... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
senhorcook
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Boise, Idaho
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28 Jun 2016
“Impressive grandstand, good racing, strangely empty.”
20 Apr 2016
“Awesome!”
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Praca Santos Dumont 31 | Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-060, Brazil
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

A friend wanted to see the Hippodrome de Gavea while we were in Rio; since I like horse racing I went along and I'm glad I did. It's about a km from Ipanema beach, just opposite the Jardim Botanico (Botanical Gardens, also worth a visit)....More

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

As a former jockey in the U.S., I loved spending my last day in Brazil at the racetrack. The stands were mostly empty, but the racing was actually pretty good. The one major disappointment is that for the first several hundred yards (furlongs in some...More

1  Thank senhorcook
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Lovely old race course. Free entry and races at weekends. Dress smarter as no flipflops and shorts in the posh part (also free). Had good cocktails at one of the bars but sadly no winners!

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