The south zone is one of the most prestigious areas of Rio de Janeiro. In there you will find the best shops, restaurants, malls and hotels in the city. But let's talk about Ipanema: the place where one of the best known and most appreciated Brazilian Bossa Nova songs in the world was born. Ipanema beach is considered the jewel of the city. Imagine spending a morning on the beach and then having lunch at one of the best restaurants in town, then visiting Hans Stern's first jewelry store, who chose to use Brazilian stones for his artisanal productions of top quality jewelry. You will be surprised by the quality and sophistication of their pieces. With the help of one of our guides, or even self-guidedly, you will be able to choose freely the several and most pleasent tourism options in this neighborhood that has an European air with Brazilian notes that gives just the flavor you are looking for.