Leblon is the Marvellous City´s monied quarter, where Rio´s great, good and gorgeous live in low-slung apartment blocks or detached villas just a stone´s throw from the beach between the canal and posto 12. Rua Dias Ferreira is Leblon´s bustling hub where residents gather at one of the many and varied restaurants and bars for top notch grazing and gazing – people-watching is a profession in this part of town. With Rio´s best boutiques, independent stores and food emporia, Leblon is a secluded island in the heart of the city that you might never want to leave.