It is really unfair that Rio De Janeiro with its beautiful beaches to have a gorgeous lake too. That being said, this is a place not to be missed.
About Rodrigo de Freitas Lake
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Very nice landscape of severam sides of Rio and a pleasant walk around the lake. There´s a good variety of bars around it but pay attetion, Rio is still a dangerous city. Don´t show your phone or wallet very often.
Great place to spend an afternoon. Lots of place to eat and drink around the lagoon. Stunning backdrop of the mountains against the city. We hired two bikes for £3 each for an hour and cycled the 7km round. You can even hire a pedalo...More
Since we were staying in Ipanema and close to the lake, we went for a run every day of our stay. You run on a path shared with pedestrians and cyclist, but everybody was very respectful. along the way there are restaurants and bars.
We cycled around a good portion of the lake. The cycle path is excellent, though on a public holiday( as we found ourselves in) it was full of pedestrians. The lake isn't the cleanest but is still pretty and makes for a really pleasant ride....More
This is a beautiful spot in Rio. Around the lake you have bikes to rent (different kinds), you have places to exercise, to eat or just stroll around it. Do not go there at night and be careful during the day. It has been quiet...More