A view of the Ipanema/Leblon beach in Rio with luxury apartments in the background. The urban elite has always desired to live near the sea and this area boasts some of the most expensive residences in Brazil.Vista da Praia de Ipananema/Leblon com apartamentos de luxo ao fundo. A elite urbana sempre quis viver perto do mar e essa área exibe algumas das mais caras residências do Brasil.
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