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Arco do Teles

Praca Quinze de Novembro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20010-010, Brazil
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Jul 19, 2017
“It's an arch!”
Mar 8, 2017
“memories of local history”
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Praca Quinze de Novembro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20010-010, Brazil
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Besides the history related to the area and the fact that the arch leads to the Travessa do Comercio, the arch itself is what it says it is: an arch! I wouldn't walk around the area in the afternoon or after dark for security reasons.

Thank evyboo
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

our guide took us here to show around this landmark's historical of rio, the lady carmen mirand lived here and today is vila of houses wich turned out to local restaurants

Thank moakoak
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Reviewed January 1, 2016

I went here once on a Friday after work time. There is a ferry nearby and it seems that a lot of people stop in this area after work for drinks, snacks, music, everybody was in the streets dring beer laughing, a very fun great...More

Thank BobH15
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Reviewed December 14, 2015

This is a place where Rio still preserves much of the flair of the colonial times. Beautifully preserved. It has some relaxed restaurants for lunch (do not go at night time, unless there is a specific party or parade you are attending). And is just...More

1  Thank VeryCarioca66
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Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

The arc is small, but on the other side, there is a small number of fun restaurants with Brazilian music and great ambiance. Got there on a Saturday around 2 pm and the place was so much fun

Thank Francisco S
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Reviewed July 27, 2015

Apparently several reviews which rate this attraction highly aren't really talking about the Arco de Teles at all. They're talking about the narrow streets of old Rio that the arch leads to, and not even particularly about the Travessa do Comercio which is the specific...More

Thank Vincent M
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Reviewed July 11, 2015

Arco do Teles is like a gate facing Praça Quinze, as it opens a passage for Travessa do Comércio (Trade Lane). It is a heritage listed architectural landmark that survived the wave of demolitions, when the city centre was remodelled in early 1900s. It was...More

Thank RayParks
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Reviewed January 2, 2015

With many restaurants in small street of cobblestone, is a kind of alley with old buildings of Rio de Janeiro. Not very well preserved, smelling piss and dogs lying in the street. It was not a pleasant experience, even for knowing something more about the...More

3  Thank Travel_World63
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

Arco do Teles is the place you go for a happy hour if you are at Downtown by evening. It has good bars and restaurants (only open at noon) and a lot of preserved history.

1  Thank Alexander J
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Reviewed April 16, 2013

Its a lovely place that you can have a really cheap lunch and see another places around: Paço Imperial, Museu nacional.

Thank Ecio
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