Fodor's Expert Review Praia do Botafogo

Flamengo and Botafogo Beach
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Though it's pretty, Botafogo Beach doesn't attract swimmers and sunbathers. Locals joke that the fish here come ready-coated in oil for frying, but don't let that stop you from jogging along the sidewalk if you're staying nearby. Early risers are often rewarded with a stunning sunrise from this shore. Amenities: none. Best for: sunrise; walking.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro  22250–040, Brazil

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