Under head chef Luciano Boseggia the restaurant won the taste buds of the most discerning connoisseurs of Italian cuisine and charmed the locals with their menu guided in specialties with antipasti, polenta, soups, risottos, pasta, grilled fish and crustaceans. The dishes are prepared with every refinement and Italian tradition, including a spectacular selection of wines in the cellar, so most of the large differentials that confirms the quality and credibility of the network Windsor Hotels. Alloro Ristorante is located on the ground floor of the Windsor Atlantica Hotel and has a luxurious and cozy place to enjoy the very best cuisine this environment.
Positioned in one of the noblest points of Atlantic Avenue, with an incredible view of the ocean and the boardwalk of Copacabana, the Sa is an invitation to new experiences. Interesting and conquistador, the restaurant at Hotel Miramar by Windsor surprised to meet a wonderful menu, a wine list drawn up, sophisticated décor and exquisite service. Who signs the spice mixture all this is Paulo Goes, a young and experienced chef, with a remarkable career, influenced by touches of Italian, Spanish, French and Brazilian cuisine.
With large flow of people, the center has a street trading so popular as the neighborhood itself. And offers shopping opportunities at very attractive prices.
Banco do Brasil Cultural Center
In 1989 it was converted into a cultural center, that today consists of two theaters, four exhibition halls, a computerized library with over 100,000 volumes, an auditorium, video rooms and a movie theater. In addition to its tasteful architecture, the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center offers a packed schedule of programs that should not be missed by visitors eager to savor a wide variety of cultural offerings.
Lapa is a neighborhood in the city of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. It is located in the centre of Rio and is famous for its historical monuments and nightlife. The neighbourhood is home to the Arcos da Lapa, an impressive aqueduct constructed in the mid-18th century by colonial authorities. Another important historical attraction is the Passeio Público, the first public park of the city, built in the 1780s. Since the early 1950s, Lapa has been known for its lively cultural life, concentrating many restaurants and bars where Brazilian artists and intellectuals used to meet. It was, and still is, famous for its many restaurants, bars and clubs where the various forms of Brazilian music can be appreciated, like the Asa Branca bar and the Fundição Progresso. The Sala Cecília Meirelles, an important venue for chamber music, is also located in Lapa.
Saint Benedict Monastery
Ranked as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this monastery stands out for the startling contrast between its austere facade with its triangular front and the intricately-worked gilded wooden carvings decorating the interior of its church. The paintings, works of art, design of the chapels and the roof of the nave – dating back to the XVIII Century – and its Gregorian plainchant choir all ensure that the São Bento Monastery will enchant every visitor.
Catete Palace & Republic Museum
The seat of Brazil”s Republican Government from 1897 through 1960, the neo classical facade of the Catete Palace is faced with granite and pink marble, its gateways framed in white marble. Transformed into a museum after the Federal Capital moved to Brasilia, this palace today features a busy cultural agenda, in addition to a bookstore, bar, restaurant and souvenir boutique. Its attractive gardens offer moments of peace during the day, and a venue for pleasant evening strolls.
Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theater
Located near the National Library, the National Fine Arts Museum and the Pedro Ernesto Palace, the Municipal Theatre faces the spacious Cinelândia Square. Its attractive architectural design catches the eye, with its imposing facade, paralleled by the beauty of its interior decoration. Seating 2,200 people, this theater is a true temple of culture that is just as popular with visitors as the performances staged here.
The Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden or Jardim Botânico is located at the Jardim Botânico district in the “Zona Sul” (South Zone) of Rio de Janeiro. One of the most beautiful and best preserved green areas in the city, the Botanical Garden is an example of the diversity of Brazilian and foreign flora. There are around 6,500 species (some endangered) distributed throughout an area of 54 hectares. The air is free and there are greenhouses. The Garden also houses monuments of historical, artistic and archaeological significance. There is an important research center which includes the most complete library in the country, specializing in botany with over 32,000 volumes.
Maracanã Soccer Stadium
The world´s largest sports stadium still retains all the glamour that makes it a landmark and an irresistible attraction for visitors to Rio. It also hosted mega-concerts by Frank Sinatra and Paul McCartney, drawing huge audiences of over 180,000 which made the Guinness Book of Records.
MAM – Modern Art Museum
It has a privileged location on Flamengo Park alongside Guanabara Bay, close to downtown. It currently houses some 1,700 works including paintings, sculptures and engravings by Brazilian and foreign artists, in addition to a specialized art library and a well-known cinemathèque that is among the most popular in town.
National History Museum
Once set right on the seafront, it was originally planned as a strategic factor in the defense of the city. Today it is home to a priceless cultural treasure trove.
Framed by the wavy black and white mosaics of Avenue Atlântica, Copacabana is pure fascination. A center of activity both night and day, the beach is lined with kiosks, a bicycle path and racks, lifeguard posts, public showers and bathrooms, hotels, bars and open-air restaurants.