Visit the beach and explore the many exciting things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Whether you’re staying at Radisson Hotel Barra Rio de Janeiro for business or leisure, you’ll find plenty of things to do nearby, starting with fun in the sun at the Barra da Tijuca and Pepe beaches. Three upscale malls—Barra Shopping, Downtown Shopping, and Citta America—offer retail and entertainment venues only five minutes from the hotel. Want to enjoy the full Rio experience? Visit iconic sites like the Christ the Redeemer statue, just 13 kilometers away, stroll through the rainforest at the city’s Botanical Garden, or hike to the giant stone at Pedra da Gávea to enjoy some of the best views of the city. After a busy day, you can unwind with loved ones or colleagues at one of the many restaurants and bars within walking distance of your hotel room.

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Barra Shopping

2.01 mi / 3.23 km from the hotel
You can shop, dine, see a movie, and bowl at this multi-story mall with over 600 stores, including Brazilian and international brands. The complex also includes a medical center and a business park.

Barra Olympic Park

4.48 mi / 7.2 km from the hotel
Having hosted the 2016 Summer Olympics and 2016 Paralympics, this park is now home to nine sporting venues and the site of the Olympic Training Center.

Barra da Tijuca Beach

0.52 mi / 0.84 km from the hotel
The beautiful, clear green water of Barra da Tijuca Beach is the perfect place to spend a sunny afternoon. If you're feeling adventurous, give kitesurfing a try or rent a bike to cruise along the shore.

Bosque da Barra Municipal Nature Park

2.82 mi / 4.54 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic and head to this park, where you can find numerous trails with views of the city. Be on the lookout for birds, monkeys, and other wildlife during your hike.

Chico Mendes Municipal Nature Park

9.26 mi / 14.9 km from the hotel
Enjoy a quiet stroll through this family-friendly park that offers plenty of pathways, a playground, and opportunities to observe wildlife.

Citta America

0.39 mi / 0.63 km from the hotel
Browse three floors of stores and restaurants at this shopping center, which also features water fountains and lakes.

Copacabana Beach and Fort

9.07 mi / 14.6 km from the hotel
Work on your tan within view of the majestic Sugarloaf Mountain at this vibrant beach, and then head south to Copacabana Fort for a tour of this historic military structure.

Shopping Downtown

0.58 mi / 0.94 km from the hotel
This outdoor shopping complex offers a throng of retail stores and restaurants. You can also pause to take in a movie at the on-site theater.

Pedra da Gavea

2.76 mi / 4.45 km from the hotel
Rising above the Tijuca Forest, this mountain of granite and gneiss offers experienced hikers a tour that includes amazing ocean and city views at the summit.

Pepe Beach

1.61 mi / 2.59 km from the hotel
Spend a full day at this popular beach known for its shopping, dining, surfing, and sunbathing. You can watch kite surfers and paragliders or attempt these adrenaline-boosting activities yourself.

Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden

7.03 mi / 11.32 km from the hotel
The highlight of this popular attraction is a pair of 800-yard-long rows of towering royal palm trees that overlook the avenue. During your visit, be sure to check out the orchid house and Japanese garden.

Christ the Redeemer Statue

8.26 mi / 13.29 km from the hotel
Take the scenic train ride to reach this iconic landmark that stands 99 feet tall and overlooks Rio de Janeiro. Considered one of the seven wonders of the world, the art deco-style statue sits atop Mount Corcovado.