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Escadaria Selaron

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Address: R. Joaquim Silva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-120, Brazil
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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We was just walking and was here by a coincidence. Charming original stair we had seen from several music videos. Tiles from around the world, find yours, from your country. Nice... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Parkgate, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The steps are colourful , within walking distance from Flamenco area , Close by is the aqueduct and the Cathdral with architecture similar to Paddys Wigwam Catholic Cathedral in Liverpool England

Thank alanfdawson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We was just walking and was here by a coincidence. Charming original stair we had seen from several music videos. Tiles from around the world, find yours, from your country. Nice spot, with a great history, and worth a visit. Especially if you're in love!

Thank Luiza B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beautiful decorated staircase up to Santa Theresa is definitely worth a visit. Surely one of the most unique and poignant labours of love I have ever seen taking 22 years to complete by one man waiting for his lost love to return. The tiles came from all over the world. It is beautiful and fun to experience and yet... More 

Thank sueskyj
Bristol, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It;s very nice here and you do get a sense of the culture here. If you want to take decent pictures here you must go as soon as the sun rises. This is very popular location, more than you'd think.

Thank madmanprod2015
Singapore, Singapore
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting lane with colourful tiles from around the world. Worth seeing as it is really cool.

Thank NataliaTan2014
Surrey, Canada
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see the staircase as part of a day tour. Pretty cool and creative; neat to see tiles from literally all over the world; pretty unique.

Thank Dave A
Memphis, Tennessee
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81 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the one place I had seen many pics that I wanted to see. I just hate my tour was running a bit behind and they chose to cut the minutes in this location.... I didnt take all the pics that I wanted to take on the stairs... make sure you study the history of this work because the... More 

Thank saltlady1
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this art work amazing def worth checking out , get some nice pics, just don't climb all the way to the top apparently lots of robbings happen.

Thank isabella u
Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seleron's 22 year project is amazing-tiles from almost every country on earth and most US states. Interesting mix of cultures fr4om all over Brazil and world. Would not recommend a night visit, area can be a little sketch after hours. Daytime, all good

Thank George M
Windsor, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These stairs are a very beautiful spot in Rio. The mix of colours is amazing, and also the different tiles that you will find in there. It is funny to look around in case there is a tile from your city/country. I enjoyed visiting this place

Thank Deivit M

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