Niemeyer, Rocha Miranda and Belford Roxo, are nearby suburbs which are also worth discovering.
Go to the Shopping Center Boulevard Rio Iguatemi to scratch that shopping itch.
Nearby HSBC Arena is the perfect place to catch a game of basketball, and to see local favorites, the Flamengo Basketball, in action. On match days follow the procession of white, red and black, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Linx Hotel International Airport Galeão, the Ramada Rio de Janeiro / Riocentro and the Casa Verde are among the many great places to stay around here.