A new, very impressive branch of the popular Belmonte chain has opened on Ipanema Beach on the corner of Avenida Vieira Souto (236) and Rua Farme de Amoedo, a spot that has previously housed Alberico’s and Pizza Inn.
The new space, slightly larger and cleaner than you average “boteco”, includes a roof terrace with views over the beach and the sunset.
The winning designs for a new Brazilian Maritime Museum to be built in Rio de Janeiro to tell the story of Brazilian maritime exploits and there impacts on the country have been released.
The plan is to build the new museum where the Naval Cultural Centre currently sits. It will be close to the city’s excellent Museum of Tomorrow and the Museum of Rio Art, as well as the National History Museum and the Banco do Brasil Cultural Centre.