Known for its intense nightlife, the Lapa is among the most sought after neighborhoods. Each week, hundreds of tourists and locals invade the streets in search of fun, food and music - to listen and to dance. The bohemian neighborhood is a permanent party, a sort of amusement park carioca.
Arcos da Lapa
Popularly known as Arcos da Lapa, the Carioca Aqueduct was built to carry water from the Carioca river to the city center; and was the most important piece of engineering from the colonial period.
Currently, the trams that connect the center of the Rio Santa Teresa go on Arches, where one sees all of Lapa and the City Centre.
Arcos da Lapa is a symbol, and a symbol of Rio de Janeiro.
Lapa's famous staircase, covered in colored by Chilean artist Jorge Selarón tiles. The work is in progress for over twenty years.
The staircase, which connects Rua Joaquim Silva of Santa Teresa neighborhood, is actually the stairs of the Convent of Santa Teresa. But the work of Selarón is so striking that few remember it.
Stroll the street is Lavradio stroll through Old River. With its ancient and well-preserved mansions, the street is a beauty. Incidentally, the street specializes in antiques - is known for its many antique shops. Monthly, Lavradio Street Fair hosts the Old River when their driveways are made of colors, crafts, furniture and curios.
At night, the street is a feast, with many venues, bars and restaurants, has music and movement throughout.
At night, the Lapa turns. When it reaches the end of the day, its streets are taken by crowds seeking joy, movement and music in different venues, nightclubs and bars around the neighborhood.
Welcoming those arriving at Lapa, the canvas Flying Circus gets big shows of national and international music as well as expanding some of the most significant pop movements of the country.
Mix of antique and home show, Scenarium Rio delights for your decor. The townhouse brings together a large collection of antique furniture and objects, totaling more than ten thousand pieces that provide the perfect environment to watch a good show of Brazilian music.
The Foundry Progress works in a huge mansion of the nineteenth century as a place for concerts and related performing arts movements, and several cultural workshops.
The 40th Lapa has space for concerts and dances, taproom and snooker in one house. With three floors and with over 20 pool tables, the house became reference gaff, and every weekend features concerts and dance classes.
Sala Cecilia Meireles
Located across from the Largo da Lapa, Sala Cecilia Meireles is one of the best places for classical music in Rio de Janeiro. Since 1965, when it opened, the house concert features performances of the highest quality, with the best performers - both domestic and foreign. It also opens space for the popular Brazilian music.
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Known for its intense nightlife, the Lapa is among the most sought after neighborhoods. Each week, hundreds of tourists and locals invade the streets in search of fun, food and music - to listen and to dance. The bohemian neighborhood is a permanent party, a sort of amusement park cario