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Cidade Do Samba

Address: Rua Rivadavia Correia, 60 | Gamboa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(21) 2213-2503
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Ranked #193 of 497 Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Type: Science Museums, Theater & Concerts, Museums
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Type: Science Museums, Theater & Concerts, Museums

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London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
72 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were passengers on the Azamara Journey cruise ship and they had arranged a free private excursion to the City of Rio Samba School where a show was put on for all their passengers, giving the idea of the Carnival. It was a 2-hour show of fantastic dancing skills, amazing costumes, great music and theatricality and versatility. Everyone was extremely... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

There is nothing to see here. You'll waste your time unless you're going to some specific event. Poor food court. Parking available. The surrounding area is under construction.

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Cesena, Italy
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731 reviews 731 reviews
378 attraction reviews
1,578 helpful votes 1,578 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

nice place where u can have an idea of the preparation of all the activities dealing with the most famous carnival of the world. very recomended it

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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126 reviews 126 reviews
56 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

They have once a week a samba show with ladies in samba costumes (passistas) dancing and singing Samba. Arrive early, get a table close to the edges (the place does not have airconditioning and can get really warm if you choose to sit in the center of the room) and get a nice bucket filled with beer cans. This will... More 

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