Things to do in Buzios

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Buzios Attractions

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Top places to visit

1. Rua das Pedras

Rua das Pedras is the most famous street in the picturesque resort town of Búzios. Come here to shop for souvenirs in independent stores and galleries, sip coffee outside pretty cafés and experience Búzios’ lively nightlife.
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Spend a relaxed afternoon exploring the charming stores, galleries and cafés of this busy and colorful street, or head to one of the bars here that come alive after dark.

2. Brigitte Bardot Statue

It is easy to understand why the famous Brigitte Bardot statue is one of Búzios’ most photographed landmarks. It is a very unusual statue positioned amid spectacular natural scenery. These facts alone make it worthy of plenty of attention. However, it also represents some key aspects of the town’s history. Visit this statue to get a selfie with a film icon and to gain some insight into the town’s past at the same time.
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Not only does this statue depict one of the most famous sex symbols of all time, it is also located in a natural beauty spot.

3. Orla Bardot

Orla Bardot is a waterfront promenade that pays tribute to one of its glitzy patrons, the iconic French actress Brigitte Bardot. Featuring a scenic view of the sea and a statue of the actress, the boardwalk is among the highlights of the town. Walk up and down this ritzy promenade and revel in the Bardot-esque aura.
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Enjoy the ocean views and admire the fascinating statues of iconic figures and fishermen in this walkway tribute to a French diva.

4. Forno Beach

Praia do Forno, or Forno Beach, is every bit as gorgeous as any of the other stretches of sand that make Búzios so popular with visitors. However, this beach also has a particularly special feature that sets it apart from the rest. Its sands are slightly pink in color, making for a beautiful contrast with the turquoise waters of the ocean. Be sure to take a camera with you when you visit this delightful spot, as you are certain to want to take photos.
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Hone your photography skills at this beach where the striking and unusual pink tinge to the sand makes for interesting vacation pictures.

5. Santos Dumont Square

Santos Dumont Square is an open and spacious plaza in the heart of downtown Búzios. Quaint cafés with outdoor seating adorn this piazza, which is made up of elegant cobbles and tiles. Meet friends and prepare to explore the sights of the town from this central plaza, one block from the beach.
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Browse items for sale at the weekend craft fair and attend events and activities in the main plaza of Búzios.

6. Brava Beach

Praia Brava, or Brava Beach, is a wonderful place to enjoy the raw beauty of Búzios’ coastline. Although it is by no means untouched, it is significantly more peaceful than some of the beaches on the more populated western side of the peninsula. Make the journey here to enjoy beautiful views and good surfing.
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Surf on the wild waves that meet this scenic stretch of sand, which is pleasingly quiet compared to some of Búzios less secluded beaches.

7. Armacao Beach

Praia da Armação, or Armação Beach, is a narrow but picturesque strip of sand that runs along the western coast of Búzios. The beach is located just off the main promenade of this lovely resort town. Come here during the day to take a break from browsing the little stores and galleries up on the street. After dark, this is also a wonderful place to escape the hubbub of the nearby bars, restaurants and clubs for a few moments.
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Look out across the ocean from this golden beach in the liveliest area of Búzios and enjoy views of bobbing boats and a delightful statue.

8. Canto Beach

Praia do Canto, or Canto Beach, is one of many spectacularly beautiful beaches in the scenic resort town of Búzios. And, just like the other beaches in the area, Canto Beach has a distinctive character of its own. Have breakfast at one of the cafés here and spend a while enjoying the views as you watch locals and tourists gradually arrive for a day in this delightful spot.
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Enjoy a stress-free escape from reality at this pretty beach within easy walking distance of Búzios’ town center.

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