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City Guide: Rio de Janeiro

City Guide: Rio de Janeiro

The whole world is looking more than ever at Rio de Janeiro after a world cup and the summer Olympics that took up residence there for the duration of a competition. But whether you go to Brazil to enjoy the splendid landscapes or to dance to a frenzied samba air, has unearthed for you highly decorative addresses where design, art of living and architecture are one.


Confeitaria Historic restaurant of the city, Confeitaria Colombo was founded in 1894 by two Portuguese and has seen all the greats of this world parading in a breathtaking Art Nouveau inspiration. An address where you can go back in time with delight. R. Gonçalves Dias, 32 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro

Rua do lavradio

Feira Rio Antigo Right in the city center, this is the street dedicated to antique shops and it is also on this street that there is a flea market where you can find decorative treasures on the first Saturday of the month. An atmosphere to test! Rua do lavradio - Centro, Rio de Janeiro

Museu do Amanhã

Bernard Lessa The museum of tomorrow, in French, is one of the exceptional architectures that saw the light of day in the major works aimed at modernizing the city for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. Result, the architect Santiago Calatrava delivers a spectacular futuristic achievement that has greatly changed the perspective of the port area. A gem of contemporary architecture. Praça Mauá, 1 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro

Hotel Fasano

Fasano An essential hotel in the city, the hotel was imagined by Philippe Starck to evoke the simple luxury of Brazil. The designer used wood and light colors for a warm and sunny atmosphere. But the jewel of the hotel is undoubtedly on the top floor with a swimming pool which offers a breathtaking view of the bay of Rio. 80 avenida Vieira Souto - Ipanema. Rio de Janeiro

Bar do horto

Bar do horto Watch your eyes! Here kitsch colors and patterns are the success of this address which has lined its walls with Brazilian gift wrap and has dressed its curtains with pearls for a sunny spirit. Rua Pacheco Leão, 780, Rio de Janeiro

Casa amarelo

Casa amarelo Welcome to the kingdom of Laurent Gelis, creator of Robert the Hero. In this guest room, the creator regularly changes the fabrics of the rooms according to his collections for his brand and offers a magical stopover in a bourgeois house classified as a historic monument. R. Joaquim Murtinho, 569 - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro

Hotel Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa Chic and refined decoration in a private house, this is the secret of this 70s hotel-house of seven rooms nestled in the heart of a 5 hectare park. A feeling of being at home in a city that never stops, it is priceless! Rua Almirante Alexandrino, 660 20241-260 Rio de Janeiro

Copacabana Palace

Copacabana Palace Built in 1923 by French architect Joseph Gire in a 1930s style, it saw Mistinguett dance when it opened. A must in the landscape of the famous Copacabana beach, it is a historic address in Rio. Avenida Atlântica 1702, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 22021 001, Brazil

Memo Mercado Moderno

Memo Mercado Moderno In an old brick building from the 19th century, this shop presents designer furniture and accessories from the 1950s to the present day. Some pieces are restored by local artisans so that they find their first youth. R. do Lavradio, 130 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro