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Address: Rua Riachuelo, 27, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-010, Brazil
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Nice neighbourhood, attraction

Arcos da Lapa is great architecture. Nice neighbourhood. People are very friendly here and helpfull.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Arcos is a cool site to see in the city in the Lapa neighborhood. The backdrop of the church makes for a cool pick. Take a moment to stop and get a picture on your way to the Selaron Steps.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Arcos da Lapa is great architecture. Nice neighbourhood. People are very friendly here and helpfull.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Arcos da Lapa are one of the icons of Rio. Though they are not really interesting and not even particularly beautiful they are immediately recognisable and offer good photo opportunities right near one of the most lively and interesting nightlife / clubbing areas of Rio.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We only drove through Lapa while on a day tour. If you are looking for nightlife, Lapa is the area you want to be in after dark! You can hear good live music and dance all night! We had the pleasure if seeing Rixxa perform at one of the clubs/restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

An important landmark in Rio de Janeiro, nearby there are many bars and restaurants, a great place to meet the carioca rhythm, is a downtown near the hotels, and you haven't difficulty getting around

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This place is great in the night, a lot of people everywhere, the streets are always fun if you don't want to pay to enter a club, good street dancers also, the last night I was there a guy with a radio put a samba song (Mangueira, my favorite samba school) and a lot of people started to dance, this... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

If you want to go out and experience night life at its finest this is the iconic place to go. It lives up to the hype. There are people flooding out of every bar and on the one side of the arches are tents set up with food and drinks. Live music is everywhere and lots of intoxicated, happy people.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I visited the arches during the day as part of tour, they were interesting to see, but then I came back at night and it was even better with all of the people around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The arches of Lapa is a scenic place but you see them in 30 seconds and then theres not much more to see. But if you want to party Lapa has much to offer. Bars with Live music, nightclubs, streetbars etc. We went to a small bar and when we left the street had turned into a huge crowd partying... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Initially Rio de Janeiro was surrounded by swamps and fresh water had to be carried manually from streams quite a distance into the city. In 1602 there were plans to build canals, but ultimately these were unsuccessful and an alternative means to transport fresh water was sought. !n 1723 Indios and African slaves worked to build the Carioca Aqueduct aka... More 

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Address: Address: Rua Riachuelo, 27, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-010, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Centro

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