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All reviews santa teresa guanabara bay great views of rio small art gallery climb the stairs worth a visit great architecture an amazing view downtown rio great place to visit ruins park socialites sugarloaf parts christ tram
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Come to this place to watch good concerts, expositions, activities for children specially during the weekend. Go to the top of the Old House to see Downtown Rio!!!

Date of experience: May 2019
Reviewed May 4, 2019

The old house felt like a living storybook, the interior designs are a great mix of old tasteful bricks & glasshouse & greens, love it! You cant miss it if you are at Santa Teresa!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

We stopped off here as part of a city tour & initially it seems an insignificant place until you get inside & see some of the views of Rio , different to others you get to see from the main attractions & you progressively get...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 8, 2019

we walked from a tram stop in Santa teresa which took around 25 mins, on the way back down the bank the tram took us up, I stopped and got my hair cut by a young lad in his garage, ( sounds dodgy) and probably...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

The place is very beautiful, the views are excellent. It is not advisable for people without very good physical condition: there are stairs and more stairs

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

The Parque das Ruinas is a rather manicured ruin of a villa once inhabited by a Rio de Janeiro socialite in Santa Teresa - once posh, now bohemian. It offers great views over the old city. There is also a small gallery and somebody organised...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Parque das Ruinas is a nice place to visit if you want to have a different view of the city other than the one from the Sugarloaf and the Cristo statue. The building is beautifully preserved and it has a very interesting architecture with a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

Once the home of a Rio socialite, the ruins of this home have been preserved as a "park". You can get spectacular views of the downtown Rio from the top. Worth spending a bit of time to marvel at the architecture and the surrounding nature.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I've been to Parque das Ruinas twice. At first to know the place with friends, when enjoying the Bonde de Santa Teresa trip. The view is very beautifull and give ou nice pictures. On November 2nd, this year, I've been there for the Día de...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank kekows
Reviewed September 14, 2018

If the weather is not great (clouds) to visit the CHRIST / Corcovado, and/or if you do not have much time, you can have great views of Northern, central and south parts of Rio from here. If you have time, visit also the Museum (next...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local
artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this
neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors
can now stroll through this area to view magnificent
mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th
century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a
former mansion turned museum which houses works by
prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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