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Rio Scenarium

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Address: Rua do Lavradio, 20 | Centro Antigo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 3147-9000
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8:00 pm - 4:30 am
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 7:30 pm - 2:30 am
Thu 7:30 pm - 3:00 am
Fri 7:30 pm - 4:30 am
Sat 8:00 pm - 4:30 am
Activities: Nightlife, Drinking
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Skip the Line: Rio Scenarium Nightclub with a Private Table

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GREAT PLACE

You MUST go. Do yourself a favour and go early - and stay all night. This is a total experience and bring your dancing shoes. Everyone is here: young and old and everyone is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
VonLindegaard
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

You MUST go. Do yourself a favour and go early - and stay all night. This is a total experience and bring your dancing shoes. Everyone is here: young and old and everyone is moving to the samba music. The design is outstanding, all 3 floors. You should visit all floors and all rooms. You pay 40 Reais to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

We were told by many people to visit Rio Scenarium, and we were also told that the area is a bit 'edgy' so we were very cautious going there (as we usually are wherever we go in Rio). We went on a Saturday night, couldn't get a reservation for food but just turned up at 8.45pm. Got straight in, no... More 

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Jaipur
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

RIO cant get more RIO without visiting this place! restaurant , bar and a full on music and dance venue! a must visit for everyone visiting RIO!

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Porto Alegre, RS
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

We went to Rio Santorium on our last night in Rio. We were asked for our passports at the door but we only had a copy of one passport and luckily a phone picture of the second. That was fine. The entrance was $R 30 pp but we were handed over our order cards and supposed to pay for everything... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I live in Brazil and my first visit to Rio Scenarium was in 2007. I loved it! It was full of locals dancing samba. Now, it looks like it is full of tourists and the few locals that are there are just looking to hook up with a 'gringo' or 'gringa'. No more real samba. They also had a HUGE... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We got the impression that this music venue was very much for the locals rather than foreign tourists. It was very busy, spread over three floors, with fascinatingly eclectic decor. The music was nothing special and it was hard to get a table to sit close to the entertainment. Our hotel concierge got us a VIP entry pass to avoid... More 

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Riga via London and DC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It may well be a tourist attraction, but this club also attracts a lot of locals. The music is great, the atmosphere is great and the menu offers a good selection of bar food. We were there for about five hours and it felt like we were leaving a party early. Next time we're in rio, this will be top... More 

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

After reading about Rio Scenarium we were expecting an incredible experience and a real flavour of Rio's live music scene. The place might have been authentic once, but unfortunately now it is like a theme park tourist attraction. To begin with entry was BR$40 per person. We had arrived early, 7.45pm, and it was only once we had paid and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We enjoyed a great evening there. Good music (samba) with great people dancing and enjoying the night. What we enjoyed mostly was the great mix of people: young/old as well as Brazilian and foreigners.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Lapa is the place to be on Friday nights and Scenarium is the best place in Lapa to go. The line can be a pain, but its worth the wait. Plenty of space, multiple floors that look down onto the main stage and a separate room on the 2nd floor that has amazing AC... Open really late and the crowd... More 

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