Paquetá: A Safe, Beautiful, Car-free Neighborhood in Rio

In Paquetá, people walk calmly on the street, unafraid, and in no hurry. To get there, it takes 50 minutes by boat from the 'Praça XV' Square in downtown Rio.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Paquetá is a neighborhood in Rio. Like so many others, it has streets, people, houses, bandstand, post office, banks, garbage collection service.

But Paquetá has two very special features. The first is that it is on an Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?