Glória, the Paris of Rio

By Aitor Elua, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Nestled between Flamengo, Lapa, Santa Teresa and the waterfront, Glória enjoys a superb location and views of the Guanabara Bay. Its 10,000 residents stroll through the main corridor, Rua da Glória, which connects with two important streets, Rua do Catete and Rua da Lapa, brimming with grocery stores, restaurants, pharmacies and snack shops filled with ample customers and lively conversation.

Residents and visitors alike may find between its combination of beautiful, old classical buildings (Glória was once called “The Paris of Rio”) and modern, more recent ones . . .

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