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Arcos Da Lapa

Rua Riachuelo 27, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-010, Brazil
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Rua Riachuelo 27, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It has to be seen at least once... Beautiful and crazy place (at night), very animated, could be real great to have fun there. Very crowded on weekends. Unfortunately it's quite dirty (in daylight), with fragrances (smells) I wouldn't name (day & night). But once...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely one of the great places to see the night in Río. It is really a street party, with lots of places to eat and drink, listen to samba, go to shows ( Rio scenarium, Circo voador, Fundicao progresso). It´s not a very safe area,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And you will see it if you are going to see the Seleran steps. But be warned this is not a safe area! Lots of homeless and crack heads hang around. Take a guide.

Thank mikeazzo
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

In this area is were all the nightlife happens. At the arcs there are a lot of stand where you can have very cheap drinks and food. You should definitely hang out here before you go into one of the clubs. As with all the...More

Thank Teun K
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Comes alive at night with street vendors and music. We visited with locals and had a fab time. By daytime I wouldn't go alone as it didn't feel as safe as other places

Thank Tammy-loulou
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I was fine with the drive-by we did with our private tour guide, but because we had some extra time, my spouse wanted to return and take pics. Originally built as an aqueduct to supply the city of Rio with fresh water from the Carioca...More

Thank MauiWorldTravelers
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This old water pipes has been serving the city of Rio throughout history. From providing water to accommodating public transportation on top, now it is a great gathering place whereby you can enjoy a vibrant city life with many different types of music. Don't miss...More

Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

These arches are within walking distance from Escadaria Selaron and the Metropolitan Cathedral. There is a spot under the arches with tile designed art similar to the stairs.

Thank Foodie8621
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Are we talking about the arc or the parties down there? I'd go for the second option more wort it to really see what Brazilian fun is about !! You need to go there on the weekend!

Thank Olivier C
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Nice view of the arches in Lapa, but can feel uncomfortable at certain times of the day. Supposed to be a good nightlife scene. But lots of homeless people hang around the area

Thank stuartbowman
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