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For shopaholics, Rio is literally a dream come true! There are lots of different shops that sell all kinds of products ranging from the usual high street and designer stores to weekend markets where you can buy cheap merchandise at a throw away price. Visitors should definitely invest in Brazilian handicrafts, jewellery, leather & suede products as well as souvenirs.

Siqueira Campos ( Visit Page )

One of Rio's very first shopping centres; here you can pick up some original crafts, intriguing antiques, wonderful jewellery and much more. There is also a fascinating art gallery, a pet shop plus a supermarket for all your food needs.

Address: 143, Rua Siqueira Campos, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Barra Shopping ( Visit Page )

This is Rio's biggest shopping centre in Latin America with 577 stores spread over 120,000 m² of area. It has plenty of shops with additional entertainment services like cinema theatres, restaurants, an indoor theme park and a bowling alley. Over 25 million shoppers visit Barra every year.

Address: Av. Das. Americas, 4666 Barra De Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 4003 4131


Botafogo Praia Shopping ( Visit Site )

Praia Shopping store is the largest in the Botafogo neighbourhood of Rio. It is especially known to house some of the best designer shops offering all types of branded clothing. It also includes several food outlets and a cinema theatre.

Address: 400 Praia de Botafogo, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 3171 9872


São Conrado Fashion Mall ( Visit Page )

This beautiful shopping centre features over 100 shops selling local and international styles. Some of the top known brands that are available here are Emporio Armani, Ermenegildo Zegna, Kenzo, Louis Vuitton and Petit Lippe. The shopping mall has an in built cinema theatre along with a food café.

Address: Est da Gávea 899 São Conrado, 22610001 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 2111 4444


Rio Design Centre

Rio Design Centre is a home store centre featuring many shops with stylish furnishings, such as lamp shades, vases, bed side tables and many other designer decors.

Address: Av. Das. Americas, 7777, Barra De Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 2430 3024, +55 11 5088 3987
Address: Av. Ataulfo de Paiva, 270 - Leblon Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 3206 9110

Shopping Cidade Copacabana

Shopping Cidade Copacabana is the ideal place to find clothing, accessories, carpets, watches, souvenirs, and furniture made by well known designers. Spread over 32,000 square metres of area, it houses more than 250 stores.

Address: Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Shopping da Gávea

At this shopping centre you will be spoilt for choice as there are over 200 shops to explore selling almost anything and everything imaginable. It also includes entertainment facilities such as theatres and restaurants.

Address: Rua Marques de Sao Vicente, 52, Gávea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 2294 1096


Babilônia Fiera Hype ( Visit Site )

This popular weekend 'hippie' market stalls sells products related to decorative art & craft pieces. There are shops where you can get a typical 'hippie' tattoo carved or a nose ring pierced. The market can change locations but sometimes it is held at either Club Monte Libano or at Jockey Club Brasileiro.

Address: Clube Monte Líbano do Rio de Janeiro, Av. Borges de Medeiros, 701 - Leblon Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 2294 6897


Feira Hippie Ipanema ( Visit Site )

A vivacious street market, it sets up its stalls every Sunday on a large city square. Products available are of much better quality than those at other street markets. One tends to buy items like clothing, leather goods, art and jewellery. If you want to buy something from Brazil as a memoir then this is the best place.

Address: Praça Gen. Osório, s/n, Ipanema Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 8746 1082


Pé de Boi ( Visit Site )

You can find a collection of artefacts, not just from Brazil but also from neighbouring countries like Peru, Ecuador and Guatemala. This is an excellent place to buy rare handicrafts from adjoining Brazilian regions of Amazon, Pernambuco, and Minas Gerais.

Address: Rua Ipiranga, 55 - Laranjeiras - 22231-120 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 2285 4395


Shopping Leblon

This fairly new shopping centre is filled with dozens of fashionable designer shops featuring recent local and international trends. The shopping centre also includes a stylish cafe, a cinema and some very tempting restaurants.

Address: Av. Afranio de Melo Franco, 290, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 2430 5122

XPTO ( Visit Page )

XPTO is visited by the young and trendy crowd who want the latest fashions for themselves. Clothes include casual, formal and semi formal and are suitable for people of all ages.

Address: Av. das Américas, 4666 Lj 215 - B Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Address: Av. Dom Hélder Câmara, 5332 Piso S Sala 3105 Del Castilho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 2595 3461, +55 21 2431 8746


Rio Sul Shopping Centre ( Visit Site )

This large shopping centre features hundreds of departmental stores where all kinds of fashion accessories, clothes, perfume, home ware and much more, are sold. The centre also has a Kinoplex cinema theatre with six screens, a café and a restaurant.

Address: Rua Lauro Müller 116 RJ - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 3527 7256

Rio Off Price Shopping Centre

This shopping centre offers designer clothes at affordable prices, similar to a factory outlet shopping centre.

Address: Rua General Severiano, 97, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 2542 5693


Maria Oiticica ( Visit Page )

At Maria Oiticica you will find some of the best jewellery and silverware in town. The jewellery is made from Brazilian trees and Amazonian fibres and the shop is known for being environment friendly.

Address: Av. Afrânio de Mello Franco 290 loja 112b - Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Address: R. Visc. de Pirajá, 351 - Ipanema Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 3202 1011, +55 21 2275 5470


Constança Basto ( Visit Page )

If you want to buy shoes in Rio, then Constança Basto is the place. Many famous celebrities support this boutique and buy their shoes from here. A little expensive, but worth every penny.

Address: Shopping Leblon - Av. Afrânio de Melo Franco n°290 3°piso - Leblon Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Address: Estr. da Gávea, 899 - Gávea Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel.: +55 21 2422 0355, +55 21 2239 6715