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Avenida Atlantica

Avenida Atlantica is one of the major seaside Avenue in Rio de Janeiro. Its total length is 4 km, it fully covers all the neighborhoods of Copacabana and Leme.

In the area between the LEM and to the intersection with Avenue Princess Elizabeth (the length of about 800 metres), the Avenue has two lanes in each direction, and then to the end of Copacabana - three lanes. The street is decorated with traditional Portuguese pavement with a wavy pattern, also there is a Cycling path separated from car lanes. On each of the two ends of the Avenue has its own military base: the fortress of Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro and Forte Duque de Caxias in Leme.

Avenida Atlantica is a mix of residential, restaurants, hotels and many shops. Most of the buildings on the Avenue - a ten-storey, built close to each other. Every year on the Avenue, especially on Copacabana beach, held a stormy new year's celebration, which attracts hundreds of thousands visitors. The beach is also often used for concerts and sports events such as marathon swimming, triathlon competitions and beach volleyball. Event of the year - the summer Olympic games 2016 also will not go past Avenida Atlantica. In Copacabana the planned events on the water, Cycling, Jogging and walking.