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“A busy square in the commercial center of Rio”
Nov 16, 2017
“A good starting point for a tour of Rio's central area”
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Rua da Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-008, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Largo da Carioca is a very busy place in the commercial center of Rio, with a subway. Many people who work in the Center pass through it everyday. The square is a great meeting point and a good place to go for a walk. Nearly...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Carioca is right in the heart of Rio. Above it is the lovely Convent and a nice little craft market sits in the square . It is a fascinating mix of colonial and modern.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Alan H
Reviewed March 29, 2016

Quite busy space as full of office around and where the world Carioca was inventing meaning WhiteMan House literally from Indigenous language for those who like etimology. Also close to the Bondinho station and other attractions like S.Antonio Church probably the most baroque among Rio's...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

When I walked across Largo da Carioca with my private tour guide, he told me that it was once a lagoon, where the local Indians used to bathe and the cattle used to drink. These Indians served the Portuguese people by carrying water from the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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