Laranjeiras is an upper-middle-class neighborhood located in the of , . Primarily residential, It is one of the city's oldest neighborhoods, having been founded in the 17th century, with the construction of country houses in the valley located around the Carioca River, which bordered Corcovado Mountain.

Notable Places in the Area

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The is the official residence of the Governor of the , Brazil. Photo: Delgadodeandrade, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Public building
Photo: Rzpguimaraes, CC BY-SA 3.0.

de Rio de Janeiro is a French international school in Laranjeiras, , Brazil.

Photo: Halleypo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a neighborhood in of , Brazil. Photo: Carlos Luis M C da Cruz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a neighborhood in , . is situated 1¼ km east of Laranjeiras. Photo: Alicia Nijdam, CC BY 2.0.

is the name of a neighborhood in the city of , . is situated 1½ km north of Laranjeiras. Photo: Donmatas, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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