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in Rio now - info needed

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in Rio now - info needed

Are there any modern shopping centers and/or hypermarts near any subway station?

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1. Re: in Rio now - info needed

That's a really good question. There is one mall close to a subway station, but it has much less variety on stuff than other places. It is called Botafogo Praia Shopping (close to Botafogo Station). I don't know where you're staying, but I think it's worth going to another mall, in the same neighborhood but not close to a station, called Rio Sul. Rio Sul is a ~6 stories mall, with many stores, department stores, etc. tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g303506-d3…

A cab from Copacabana shouldn't cost you more than R$ 15.

Edited: 28 November 2013, 17:24
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2. Re: in Rio now - info needed

Where will you be staying? There is a subway stop right next to the Siqueira Campos Shopping Center.

Shopping Centers in Rio:

http://bit.ly/q6Qp7L

Edited: 28 November 2013, 17:26
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3. Re: in Rio now - info needed

I am in Copa.....with a loaded Metro card. I normally wouldn't mind walking a long way to see something but the heat is getting to me.

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4. Re: in Rio now - info needed

The Siqueira Campos Shopping Center is in Copacabana.

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5. Re: in Rio now - info needed

I beg to disagree with MonteCD. Siqueira Campos is a very simple place, not actually a mall despite the name.

You can take the subway to Botafogo Station, get out from the station and take the MUNIZ BARRETO St. exit. From there, it's a short walk to Botafogo Praia Shopping. It's not my favorite mall in Rio, nor the largest, but you have a beautiful view from the top of it. Some tourists even go there just for that. There are many stores, a Cinemark movie theater, restaurants, etc.

I made you this map: http://i.imgur.com/BeIYXeO.jpg?1

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6. Re: in Rio now - info needed

I still think, however, that it's a good idea to go to Rio Sul instead. It's a short cab ride. Much larger mall and better overall.

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7. Re: in Rio now - info needed

Thanks - I will try all suggestions.

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8. Re: in Rio now - info needed

Great. This is Botafogo Praia Shopping on TA: tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g303506-d2…

It'll be great to see any reviews, as very few people review malls in Rio. =)

All the best

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