THE NEIGHBOURHOOD WITH THE NICEST VIEWPOINT
BARS AND RESTAURANTS IN THE CITY
GAVEA is one of the most chic neighbourhoods in Rio de Janeiro. It has a wide variety of cultural activities to offer, that take place in the Planetarium, the Maria Clara machado theatre, the Botanic Garden, and so on. See more about Gavea>>
Five parks and gardens form part of the 482.939 m2 of green area that Gavea has, full of flowers and diverse trees. Acommodations>>
FOOD & DRINK
Garota da Gávea
This is the place to have a beer or eat a delicious pizza in the bar. Praca Santos Dumont, 148
Bar do Alemão
(P. Santos Dumont, 116) Where you can find the best petiscos, accompanied by a cold beer Bohemia or Antarctica (R$ 8).
With a great service, they provide quality cold beers, this is the place where you can find for $6 Real the best beer on Gavea. P. Santos Dumont, 126
Places to go
Planetarium – It is considered the most advanced planetarium in south america. It has two different buildings: Zeiss Spacemaster, the smaller, and Carl Zeiss, the bigger which has a projector.
Botanic Garden – It was established as such by the Portuguese Prince Dom João in 1808 and its main purpose at that time was to create a proper environment for the plants and flowers that were brought from India. It opened its doors to the public in 1822 and it has been visited by many outstanding people in the world, such as Albert Einstein and the Queen Elizabeth.
Moreira Salles Institute – It promotes art exhibitions in Rio, and it counts with a great variety of photographic material and music.
The Gávea racetrack – A.K.A. Jockey Club Brasileiro.
Casa da Gávea – It is a cultural centre that focusses on the study, debate and promulgation of art and culture, in all shapes and varieties, for the production of shows, movies, videos, books, radio shows, exhibitions and musicals.
The Flamengo Regata Club training facilities are located in Gavea as well, widely known by the football team Flamengo.
There are many different bars to go on a regular night in Gavea. They vary in the music, the food and the people that frequent them. However, the meeting point is Baixo Gavea, where every Thursday night people from 18 to 35 gather to have some beers and relax. It is one of the most traditional places in Rio, it is perfect to grab a few drinks, tal to friends and meet new people. Everybody is welcome, it does not matter what you are wearing, whether you are single or marry, ready to party or just chilling, you just take a caipirinha and sip it out.
One can actually choose to stay around on the street buying alcohol from vendors, or sit on a bar and enjoy your drinks after having a nice typical brasilian meal or some amazing sushi. During summer this happens everyday. Let`s not forget that Gavea has a silent law that establishes a curfew, so every bar closes at 1 am.
–Gavea Shopping Mall – It is one of the most important malls in the city, it has 4 theatres (Teatro dos Quatro, Teatro Clara Nunes, Teatro das Artes and Teatro Vanucci) and movie theatres as well.
Here there is a list with all the Hotels, Hostels and Bed and Breakfast in Gavea
There are also some online site that deal with this for you
We will use signs to mark the different prices the accommodations have: $ stands for places between R$50 and R$110, $$ for R$110 and R$170, $$$ from R$170 to R$250, and $$$$ from R$250 to R$340.
Obs. Prices in high season tend to raise, especially during Carnaval, when they increase for that week but eventually they come down once Carnaval is over.