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Escadaria Selaron

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Address: Rua Manuel Carneiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-120, Brazil
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My teens loved taking pictures here and we were all amazed by the artist work. We entered from Santa Teresa above, walking down the stairs, and then back up and it felt like... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Berwyn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My teens loved taking pictures here and we were all amazed by the artist work. We entered from Santa Teresa above, walking down the stairs, and then back up and it felt like there was always something new to appreciate/discover. Our hotel staff warned us not to have any valuables or be there at dusk.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful staircase in the heart of Santa Teresa with a sad story behind it. I won't give it away here, but be sure to find a guide or local to tell you about how Selaron began his work and what happened when he finished it.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

I love this place, and if you like strett art you are going to love too. Selaron was an artist that lived by this stairs and decided to make them a huge piece of art. Go during the day so you can enjoy it better (and it's also safer).

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had taxi driver wait 10 minutes for us while we check out the steps and took photos. Highly recommended. Look for a tile from your state.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

If you have too many photo about Coba. Then come here to get very nice picture and B'tifull tiles Art work ! Something you can't find in other place ...May be !? I like the Fanky people around too ! Must do if in Rio .

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

One of those interesting places that when you see you know there's an interesting story behind them. We were walking around on our own & came across them on a Sunday morning when the street cleaners were out so there weren't many other people there. Lots of rubbish being cleaned up from the partying on the previous Saturday night. We... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

These stairs are a must see in Rio. Located in the Lapa neighborhood near Centro, the stairs are an absolute work of art. They were featured in Michael Jackson's they don't care about us video and Snoop Dogg Beautiful video. Must see for the beautiful artwork and for beautiful pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It is perfect street art work. But during the night there are many drugs dealers etc and it is not so cool.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The stairs are covered with tiles from many countries all over the world. The work done is absolutely amazing and beautiful to see. So many details than you don't know where to look at. The only bad point is that there are many junkies around so don't go there alone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

One of the most beautiful stairs I have ever seen. I love everything about these stairs. We took a family photos on the stairs which was printed on a tile and that will always remind us that we were there. If you plan to visit the place take a guide along just for safety reasons.

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Address: Rua Manuel Carneiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-120, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Santa Teresa

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