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Praia do Abricó
Praia do Abricó
is a nude beach[1] located in Grumari, a sub district of Barra da Tijuca
Barra da Tijuca
Neighborhood, in the western part of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is currently the only beach that permits the practice of naturism in the city. It is officially affiliated to the Brazilian Federation of Naturism
Naturism
(FBrN). History[edit] Locals used the beach for naturism since the 1940s. In the 1950s, Luz del Fuego and her group visited the beach. Avenida Estado da Guanabara opened in 1972, which facilitated further access to this beach. In 1992 the then Municipal Secretary of Environment Alfredo Sirkis, Green Party (RJ) suggested to the mayor Cesar Maia
Cesar Maia
that he should approve a bill authorizing the practice of naturism there, the law passed in 1994, with a lawsuit failing to stop it. Gallery[edit]

Entrance board with the rules of Abricó Nude Beach

Naked mother and children at the Abricó beach

Abricó Beach

References[edit]

^ Coldwell, Will (13 November 2014). " Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
opens its first nudist beach". the Guardian. Retrieved 2016-06-29. 

Coordinates: 23°02′53″S 43°30′47″W / 23.04806°S 43.51306°W / -23.04806; -43.51306

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