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Rodrigo de Freitas Lake

Rodrigo de Freitas Lake

Rodrigo de Freitas Lake

Rodrigo de Freitas Lake (Rio de Janeiro) – this lake, known locally as simply “Lagoa”, is a lake located in the upscale neighborhood Lagoa, just a few blocks away from the beaches in Ipanema and Leblon. It occupies an enormous space of 2.4 million square-meters, and attracts various wildlife such as different species of birds, plants and wild capybaras. It is also a key site for rowing clubs, and it’s common to see rowing athletes practicing out on the water.