Barra da Tijuca, popularly known as Barra is the youngest neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. Until the 1970’s was nearly uninhabited, today, nearly 40 years later, the region has become the most complete neighborhood of the city.
Besides having the longest beach in Rio de Janeiro, with 18 km of sea and white sand, Barra has everything a neighborhood needs: a variety of entertainment, cuisine and culture options
Enjoy an afternoon of shopping at the famous Barra Shopping, one of the largest in Latin America, with over 700 stores.
For those who love luxury, sophistication and delicious cuisine, Village Mall has over 90 stores, offering the world’s most famous brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Hugo Boss, Burberry, Tiffany & Co., Prada, Emporio Armani and Carolina Herrera.
The beach is usually frequented by young people and is a good place for windsurfing, kitesurfing and body boarding.
Barra da Tijuca
The longest beach in the city.
Praia da Reserva
Between Barra and Recreio dos Bandeirantes, a great place to enjoy a quiet relaxing time.
Located in a nature reserve, has a restrict access. With strongs waves, Grumari is good for surfing.
A nudist beach, situated in a nature reserve of Grumari.
Chico Mendes Park
With almost 5km of trails, the park offer a beautiful space for leisure activities. With 400 square meters, the park was created in 1989 in order to preserve Lagoinha das Tachas and its surroundings, as well the animals and plants, most of which are considered rare.
With approximately 600 acres of beautiful natural scenery, the Marapendi Park is a great option for anyone who wants to experience nature.
Sítio Burle Marx
This venue is known for its botanical features. It´s a great option for plant lovers, as it features one of the most important collections of tropical and sub-tropical species in the world.
Barra Shopping and New York City Center
The mall has more than 700 shops, restaurants and leisure area. The New York as well as gastronomy and services, has 18 cinemas.