Gávea: Quiet Green Gem of Rio de Janeiro’s Zona Sul

By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL- Gávea, located in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone), is an affluent residential neighborhood that offers the perks of a city living within the comfort of green tree-lined streets. With its eclectic eateries and nightlife, relatively safe up-market housing options, and well known academic institutions, Gávea, which translates to “topsail” in Portuguese, is a gem of the Cidade Maravilhosa.

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