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Praia do Flamengo - Rio de Janeiro
Flamengo Beach

The name Flamengo is a reference to the Dutch navigator Olivier van Noort, who tried to invade the city in the 16th century from Praia do Flamengo. People from the Netherlands were historically known as Flemish, as they came from Flanders. According to the most commented version.

Praia do Flamengo is a beach that extends along most of the Aterro do Flamengo.


It is a beach with calm waters, as it is located within Guanabara Bay,  the place is very familiar.

Next to the beach there is the Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes Park, also known as Aterro do Flamengo, the park is a huge grassy and wooded area, along the sea, containing sports courts, a bike path, and places for walking and leisure.

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Despite being one of the less suitable beaches for swimming, Praia do Flamengo is preferred for family outings, couples and groups looking to have a picnic. 

It is one of the most beautiful places in Rio de Janeiro.


And that attracts the attention of   tourists who like to ride a bike. Practicing outdoor sports and admiring a stunning landscape.

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 Learn More  Location:

Praia do Flamengo is located in the South Zone of the municipality of Rio de Janeiro, in the state of Rio de Janeiro.

Its boundaries are the neighborhoods of Botafogo, Laranjeiras, Catete and Glória.

A tour that will make you  enjoy both the beach and the surrounding environment.

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