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MIRANTE DO LEBLON – A PRIVILEGED VIEW

MIRANTE DO LEBLON – A PRIVILEGED VIEW

Rio de Janeiro is a city full of lookouts and in this post we want to introduce one that is located in Leblon neighborhood. This lookout is incredible and besides having an amazing view, you can enjoy the beach and the restaurants around. Read more about this interesting point here!

MIRANTE DO LEBLON

This lookout is located at Leblon Beach, a neighborhood at the south area of Rio de Janeiro. In fact, the space was built on a wooden deck (decks or boards). It is at the end of Leblon beach and the beginning of Niemeyer Av., on the rocks and also has a wooden fence.

Along the beach there are coconut trees and Portuguese stones, which extend all along the beach to Leme. From the viewpoint you can have a view of the entire waterfront of Leblon, Ipanema and São Conrado.

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BENEFITS OF THE LOOKOUT

1 It’s a lookout with free entrance and very close to the beach 

2 At this lookout you can take your dog, this place accepts pets; 

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Now, we’ll tell more details about the views from this place.

POSSIBLE VIEWS ON MIRANTE DO LEBLON

This place is famous for the views it offres and is not by chance it’s very well known for cariocas. And the cool thing is that no matter where you look, you’ll be enchanted anyway. A lot of people just sit in the small wall to enjoy the view.

LEFT SIDE

If you start from the left side you’ll have the view of Leblon and Ipanema beach. If you look to the end of the beach, you can see the famous Arpoador rock (one of the places to enjoy the sunset). Still on the left side you can see one of the wonders of the world: Christ the Redeemer!

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And doesn’t finish here! Check it out!

RIGHT SIDE

To the right side of the lookout you can see mountains and hills. One of them is Two Brothers Hill, Vidigal Favela, one part of the beach and the beautiful Sheraton Hotel! At this point, you can enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets you will ever see!

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THE SUNSET

Just like from Ipanema beach, watching the sunset from Mirante do Leblon is breathtaking. This is undoubtedly one of the best spots for this activity.It is truly amazing to relax by the sea, watching the city light up. Not to mention that the view of the oceanfront at night is very interesting. It is very worth having this experience.

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OTHER INTERESTING POINTS AT THE LOOKOUT

KIOSK

Once at the lookout you can sit and enjoy some drinks and snacks. There are two spaces at the place, such as kiosks, with menu and price very similar. These places offer some beverage options such as coconut water, fruit juices, beer and caipirinhas. Also have a menu with snacks.

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SPORTING FISHING PRACTICE

Here at the lookout you can find people doing fishing! It’s no joke. In this case, it is a leisure activity. Those who wish to relax after a busy day of work, visit the area with their equipment and enjoy the view of the beach, either near the wall or sitting on the stools there.  

Now that we know all we can do for this area, it’s time to know how to get there, isn’t it? And it is very easy. Read.

HOW TO GET TO THE LOOKOUT

There are some ways to get to Leblon beach and lookout, among them: public transportation, private car, bicycle or walking.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

METRO

1 Using Metro Rio, the station you will need to disembark is ANTERO DE QUENTAL 

2 Leaving the station, there is a square with the same name and the lookout is not far from the place 

3 You can continue walking or riding a bike there, enjoy and go down the oceanfront.

BUS

If you will use buses to get to the lookout, depending on the location you are located, some lines pass nearby, they are:  

1 525 (General Osório x Alvorada)  

2 TRONCAL 4 (São Conrado x Rodoviária) 

3 TRONCAL 9 (Central x São Conrado)  

4 INTEGRADA 9 (Rio Sul x Piabas)  

PRIVATE CAR

TIP

If you prefer to go to the lookout using a private car, be aware that the place has parking, but with a very small space. Usually on sunny summer days or vacations it is very difficult to find vacancies there.  

INFORMATIONS HOW TO GET TO THE LOOKOUT USING CAR

Address: Avenida Niemeyer, s/n – Leblon, Rio de Janeiro 

Reference point: Posto 12 at Leblon Beach.

1 If you are not sure how to get there, choose to use mobility apps like MOOVIT or GOOGLE MAPSthey will give you information on the best route to your destination.

2 Other option is to use Uber ou Taxi.

FINAL TIP

Leblon is a quieter neighborhood than neighbors Ipanema and Copacabana, but just like any other tourist place you need some care and attention.

When walking along the beach, always avoid going out with a lot of valuables and bank cards. Go relaxed with the money you think you need to enjoy a few hours on the street.

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See other options of neighborhoods in the city, where to stay and points of interest in our post about Neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro!  

We hope you enjoyed our post and visit the lookout,Esperamos que você tenha gostado do nosso post e faça uma visita ao local, aproveite estas belezas do Rio de Janeiro.   enjoy these beauties of Rio de Janeiro.

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