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Gavea Neighborhood

Gavea Neighborhood

Main highlights in Gavea

  • Instituto Moreira Salles – cultural center that hosts events and promotes projects in photography, literature, cinema, visual arts and music.
  • Planetário – Museum of the Universe with numerous expositions about the earth and the space.
  • PUC Unidade Gávea – the campus of Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro is an attraction itself. Its green territory looks more like a botanical garden than a university campus.
  • Shopping da Gávea featuring many up-scale brand shops, several restaurants and cafeterias, a cinema and a theater.

Quick facts

Type: neighbourhood
Touristic: no
Getting there: easy
Minimal transport: bus
Cost: free
Other names: Gávea, Gavea, Baixo Gávea
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