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.
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.
Trade at Copacabana street
Maybe Because of the fact of being such a busy area in Rio, Copacabana has a street trade as popular as Copacabana itself, offering shopping opportunities with affordable prices.
Ever since the Army granted Access to the public, people have been won over by the unexpected and novel views of Copacabana, Arpoador, Ipanema and Leblon. From high up on the hill, right beside the cannons, the view is breathtaking!
This is one of Rio’s best-kept secrets. On the top of the 183m (600-ft.) granite rock you get a 360-degree view of Copacabana and Guanabara Bay. The main gate is toward the back of the square at the end of Leme beach. Once inside, you make your way up a cobblestone road that winds around the back of the hill. It’s a 20-minute walk through lush forest to the top where you’ll be rewarded with a splendid view of Copacabana and beyond.
This sophisticated district offers a lively night life scene with an enticing blend of beach, bars and boutiques.
Rio Sul Shopping Center
Visitors to Rio enjoy the wide variety of this mega-malls offering designer goods, as well as jewelry and souvenir stores, antiques, interior decor, etc. It includes a various food courts, as well as cinemas, theaters, event plazas and many other attractions. Rio Sul is as much entertainment complexe as shopping center.
Botafogo praia Shopping
The mall’s spread out over seven floors, which makes for a lot of escalator time, but that’s the only drawback. There’s an excellent selection of clothing stores, and the Kodak Express shop on the ground floor for your photo needs. The seventh-floor food court has a pair of excellent restaurants (Kotobuki, Emporium Pax), with gorgeous views of Botafogo beach and the Pão de Açúcar.