Morro do Leme
Also known as Pedra do Leme. It is nice to drink your coconut water under it with a great view of Copacabana beach, but you can also take the track to go up there and than it turns really wonderful!
“Guerin padaria for coffee and amazing cakes. Great breads too, you can see the bakers working as you queue - highly recommend!”
“A traditional seafood bar that you order from the counter. It looks rough, but it's the best. Think of it as Brazilian and Portuguese tapas, and take advantage of the small plates to sample a lot.”
“Statue at Copacabana Palace is meeting point for tour guides Zezinho & Dembore who live in Rocinha -cool guys who run community youth project www.rocinhamediaschool.org To book www.favelatour.org ”
“General Osório is also a spot you do not want to miss. The hippie fair happens here on Sundays. It is surrounded by restaurants, supermarkets, etc.”
“The city's nightlife epicenter is most active on Friday nights when the streets are closed to traffic, turning many blocks into an energetic street party with outdoor samba circles and drinks stands.”