Copacabana is one of the most popular neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro and also one of the most famous symbols of this city and Brazil. And why is that? It’s nothing new that it has one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and it also is the most famous one.
Copacabana is a traditional neighborhood in the south zone of Rio, right next to Ipanema and Leme.
Copacabana beach has a 4-kilometer shore, where the bright sand is white and soft. It counts with a large extension so everyone can enjoy the light breeze that comes from the sea, or sunbathe with an amazing view of the ocean. One of Copacabana beach’s trademarks is its sidewalk. The pattern in form of waves in Portuguese pavement is recognized all over the world.
If you’re an athletic person, the beach has volleyball and soccer fields so people can practice these sports in this natural environment. The beach holds international soccer and volleyball championships every year.
Another way to exercise and practice sports is possible in Copacabana beach. There are bike paths alongside the beach that are used by cyclists or runners. (more…)