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Humaitá: One of Rio’s Most Under-Discovered Neighborhoods

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On a map the neighborhood of Humaitá cuts a higgedly-piggedly shape out of the landscape. Stamped between Christ the Redeemer and the Lagoa, for some it is just on the way to its buzzier brother, Botafogo, or prettier sister, Jardim Botânico. But for those who live there, it is well located, with as many amenities as you might need and plenty of hidden pockets of charm and community.

Originally part of Botafogo when it was founded in the 1500s, it later separated and was called Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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