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Escadaria Selaron

Rua Joaquim Silva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-110, Brazil
21-96437-2680
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  • Average11%
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Rua Joaquim Silva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-110, Brazil
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"jorge selaron"
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"ceramic tiles"
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"selaron steps"
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"lapa area"
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"brazilian flag"
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"santa teresa"
in 68 reviews
"tiled stairs"
in 12 reviews
"street art"
in 23 reviews
"interesting place"
in 16 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 45 reviews
"take your time"
in 27 reviews
"walk up"
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"taking pictures"
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"colorful"
in 230 reviews
"chilean"
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"rio"
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"artwork"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As sad as it sounds I enjoyed the steps the most in Rio. It was chilled out and plenty of time to take a photo without people getting in the way. We went in the middle of the day and it was still chilled. Only...More

Thank worldtravellermatt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the last stop on my bike tour with Rio by Bike. It is not in a safe neighborhood, so I recommend you visit on a tour! In a group, I felt perfectly safe, especially with an experienced guide. I loved the story of...More

Thank Michelle K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most charming attraction in Rio! It really gave our visit a personal touch. The story of the man who started the steps is so interesting - a single creative vision that turned into one of Rio's top attractions, bringing in visitors from...More

Thank worldgirl11
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool to see! Really pretty and lots of colours; lots of different pictures on the tiles to look at. Free entry, just going there to look!

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great time at Escadaria Seleron, the steps are cool and definitely worth my of snapping a few great pics.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The stairs were decorated by a Chilean artist that migrated to Brazil and lived in one of the apartments located overlooking them. He started the project by taking old building materials from buildings being renovated. After which, people started donating some items to be used...More

Thank senormatador
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was fun to see and free. Something I always wanted to visit in rio..we went at the evening so there wasnt too many people about

Thank Benmeister12
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice little walk. Takes about 90 minutes to appreciate each tile from top to bottom. I was happy with the explanation tiles in both Portuguese and English at the bottom. It was enough information for me to avoid having to pay a tour guide...More

Thank Fes1111
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting place and lovely colors. Try to be careful though, some pick pockets will be watching so just protect your stuff. Other than that, i liked the place a lot!

Thank Wilmarie L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The idea was from the Chilean artist Selaron. The most diverse and whimsical tiles from all over the world decorate the steps and the walks beside them. You can even find a Barak Obama tike near the bottom! Just a colorful and fun place to...More

Thank Mary T
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Margaret H
September 5, 2016|
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Response from hrs314 | Reviewed this property |
None, but you can take a cab to the base of the steps and view from the street.
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KimC5
July 8, 2016|
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Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Wednesday early afternoon and it was fine.
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urban_kowboy
November 15, 2015|
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Response from Jenn B | Reviewed this property |
It will cost you but take a taxi. It isn't in the safest neighborhood and there are not signs to get there.
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