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"FLAMENGO AND BOTAFOGO" Top 5 Page for this destination Botafogo Tip by RafaelTheSecond

Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro: 9 reviews and 11 photos

  Flamengo and Botafogo from Dona Marta Hill by RTL
by RafaelTheSecond

Flamengo and Botafogo two very populated neighborhood of Rio, two middle class districts on the Guanabara Bay. In Flamengo you can see the famous Flamengo's Park, locally known as Aterro do Flamengo, curious to figure out that it was once a settlement for the dutch, that is why the name FLAMENGO coming from "flemish"; and Botafogo, once it was a farm belonging to a man with surname BOTAFOGO, now it is one of the most important commercial centre in the city and famous middle class district!

August 14th, 2005

Directions: The districts are served by the subway, very easy to find if you use this transport!

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 20, 2005
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