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Best Rio de Janeiro Shopping

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    Santa Teresa

    There's more to Rio de Janeiro than its beaches, and the artistic heart of the city can be found up in the jungle-clad hills of Santa Teresa. Here,...

    Photo courtesy of Lucy Bryson
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    Bazar Centro do Saara

    Saara - the maze of downtown shopping streets that attracts bargain hunters like bees to a honeypot - should be the first port of call for anyone looking...

    Photo courtesy of Lucy Bryson
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    BumBum Ipanema

    If you want to look as hot as the locals on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, make a beeline for this chic swimwear store. As well as the barely-there bikinis...

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    Copacabana Beach

    This is one of the best places in Rio to shop for keepsakes and gifts for friends and family back home - and you can do it all from the comfort of a...

    Photo courtesy of Lucy Bryson
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    Ipanema Hippie Fair

    Held every Sunday for well over six decades, Ipanema's 'Feira Hippie' is a real Rio institution. The name 'hippie fair' may conjure up images of flowing...

    Photo courtesy of Janice Waltzer/Flickr
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    Feira do Rio Antigo

    The historic center of Lapa is the setting for a lively street market, held on the first Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in the weeks before...

    Photo courtesy of Lucy Bryson

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