São Conrado is an affluent neighborhood in the South Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is nestled in between the wealthy neighborhoods of Barra da Tijuca to the southwest and Leblon to the northeast. São Conrado is famous for its hang gliding (popular with locals and tourists alike), Fashion Mall which houses over 150 stores carrying national and international designers, and golf course. The neighborhood, or bairro, is made up of sophisticated residential buildings, night clubs, and elegant restaurants. Contrasting with the wealth, however, is the sight of the Favela da Rocinha, Brazil's largest shantytown and one of the largest in the world, which clings to the famous Morro Dois Irmãos, or Two Brothers Mountain. It is also very well known for the mansions on the foot of the Pedra da Gávea mountain, the largest seaside granite rock on Earth.
For years, the neighborhood has been the most expensive and sought-after area in Rio, with celebrities such as Xuxa and even the mayor calling the area home.
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danos (82615) 2014-04-11 22:40
ery nice the panoramic iew of this section of the town from this advandage POV,with the moderns and new block of flats to dominating the beach.The rich foliage on the foreground enhance even more the beauty of the place.
cargus (8018) 2014-04-11 23:04
Excellent panorama, un cadrage parfait, les couleurs joué excellent, clair et lumineux, une image de réussite, bien fait.
ricardomattos (4268) 2014-04-12 15:31
Então esta é a famosa Praia de São Conrado? Só conhecia de nome. Uma beleza de faixa litoranea e uma belíssima foto.
Parabéns e bom fds!
- Copyright: Andre Bonavita (bona) (12183)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-02-24
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3i, Canon EF 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM, HOYA 67mm CIR-PL
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/200 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-04-11 17:40