For hordes of information in a fun and relaxed package, try Ipanema. However, most people in highly trafficked tourist areas understand English. First-time visitors will want to stroll down Rua Vincius de Morais -- a strip lined with bars, shops and restaurants, including the famous Garota de Ipanema Bar originally called the Velloso Bar. Linking for a better vacation The Rio Visitors and Convention Bureau has general and practical information about visiting the city. Every Sunday, the roadway closest to the beach is closed to motor vehicles allowing local residents and tourists to ride bikes, roller skate, skateboard, and walk along the ocean. Bizarre Foods Delicious Destinations 3pm 2c.
Girl From Ipanema Statue.
The Girl from Ipanema
Get our latest travel news and trends delivered to your inbox. Ella Fitzgerald 's version of "The Girl from Ipanema", in which the person referred to is male. Bizarre Foods Delicious Destinations 12pm 11c. Linking for a better vacation The Rio Visitors and Convention Bureau has general and practical information about visiting the city. Which Rio de Janeiro hotels are on sale?