Leblon: Rio’s Most Expensive and Exclusive Neighborhood

This small and relatively quiet neighborhood remains Rio's most exclusive area, offering stylish and exclusive beach-side charm, with plenty of luxury shopping and fine dining.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite property prices falling throughout Rio de Janeiro, Leblon still contains the most expensive square meter of real estate in Brazil, at around R$20,000 as of late last year. This small and relatively quiet neighborhood remains one of Rio's most exclusive areas.

However, this doesn’t mean that it is inaccessible. According to Frederic Cockenpot of Where in Rio, "The recovery of the real estate market in Rio de Janeiro should only gain momentum between the last . . .

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