Botafogo

Botafogo ( ) is a beachfront neighborhood (bairro) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is a mostly upper middle class and small commerce community, and is located between the hills of Mundo Novo, Dona Marta (which separates it from Laranjeiras) and São João (which separates it from Copacabana).

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Humaitá, Rio De Janeiro
... Neighbouring districts are Botafogo, Lagoa and Jardim Botânico ... become a major thoroughfare, Rua São Clemente, which passes through Botafogo and Humaitá ... da Pátria, all within Humaitá and neighbouring Botafogo ...
Botafogo - Characteristics
... Botafogo's beach is within Guanabara Bay, sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean by the Urca peninsula and Sugarloaf Mountain ... including several movie theaters that feature arthouse films, Botafogo has a decidedly traditional tone, setting it apart from the nearby beach neighborhoods ... to two of the city's largest shopping centers, Botafogo Praia Shopping and RioSul ...
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... The São João Baptista (English Saint John the Baptist), commonly known as the Botafogo, was a Portuguese galleon warship built in the 16th century, around 1534 ... For this reason, it became known as Botafogo, meaning literally fire maker or spitfire in popular Portuguese ...
Botafogo (galleon) - History
... The Botafogo was used both in the Atlantic and in the Mediterranean, where it became famous during the conquest of Tunis ... In that battle, the Botafogo was commanded by Infante Luís, Duke of Beja, brother of John III and brother-in-law of Charles V ... According to historians, it was the Botafogo spur ram that broke up the chains at La Goletta, which defended the port entrance of Tunis, allowing the Christian allied fleet to reach ...
Carlos Roberto De Carvalho - Career - Player
... Carlos Roberto was a long-time player for Botafogo, which tied Quarentinha and Manga, with 442 games ... of the Torneio Rio-São Paulo and Campeonato Carioca with Botafogo, in 1967 and 1968 ... After Botafogo, he played for Santos, Atlético Paranaense, Bangu and CSA, where he finished his playing career ...