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Vidigal, a Rio de Janeiro
favela. The tall building to the right is the Sheraton Rio luxury hotel.
Vidigal is a neighborhood and also a favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Vidigal overlooks Ipanema Beach (Portuguese: Praia de Ipanema) and Ilhas Cagarras. It is located in the South Zone of Rio, between Leblon and São Conrado neighborhoods.
In November 2011, Vidigal and its neighboring community, Rocinha were pacified by the Pacifying Police Unit.
Morro Dois Irmãos
The Vidigal favela is located at the base of "Morro Dois Irmãos" (English: Two Brothers Hill). Morro Dois Irmãos has served as inspiration for a song by Chico Buarque.