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Address: Rua Riachuelo, 27, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-010, Brazil
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It's pretty impressive how they built the aqueduct. It's pretty close to selaron steps which is awesome. I would love to try the tram but didn't have a chance!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Mississauga, Canada

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place on my walking tour and then again on a night out in Lapa a great experience on a weekend night! Can be very quiet in the daytime but the party place in the evening!

Thank Matt J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Lapa district with our tour guide. It was very nice and colorfull. A lot of grafities that makes this beautiful city even more happY and nice. Streets are full of people, kids playing footbal and the smell of the city is so different that here in Europe. You can almost feel the emotions in the air. Defenetly place... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's pretty impressive how they built the aqueduct. It's pretty close to selaron steps which is awesome. I would love to try the tram but didn't have a chance!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This city is not safe, especially tourist areas. Never go out alone, do not carry to much cash. keep you cards in a separate wallet. Do not expect bystanders to help, do not expect the bus driver to help. Be very aware of very young children. Do not think you are safe in the day, attacks happen both day and... More 

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is usually one of the stops when I take visitors around centro, there isn't much to see besides the Arches themselves and I don't recommend staying alone in the area too long... If you are already going to Centro go check them out and maybe you will even see the Bondinho pass! After this go to the Selaron Steps... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Okay I know the aquaducts themselves are notable, but what really stood out to me was the festive nightlife of the area. Stalls of food and drink line the street and there are nightclubs all around!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

It is beautiful, and take the streetcar up to santa Teresa gives the opportunity to see it from above, but please, avoid being below. The place is dreadful. Gangs everywhere, crack addicts, zombie like youngsters that will hurt you for a cell phone. Be aware.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

It's a bit far from the metro station. Suggest to go there with another attraction, "Selaron Steps (Escadaria Selaron)" together.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Good to go on Friday and Saturday nights. A bunch off food stands near the arches. People stay out late here partying in the streets. There is a lady selling different soups. Get the cow's foot soup, it is exactly what you need at 3 am after a night of drinking, spice it up with hot sauce also!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Toured Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with my new friend who walked with me from morning to night from the cathedral to Santa Teresa.

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