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All reviews jorge selaron colorful tiles brazilian flag santa teresa tiled stairs street art selaron steps interesting place worth a visit take your time taking pictures walk up chilean lapa tourists artwork neighborhood
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quick visit to the steps just for pictures! They're very artistic and high up! We enjoyed farofa ( a traditional Brazilian dish) and ate other things too!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great fun with a unique melange of almost all cultures in the world, very colorful and very lively with tourists from around the world each trying to take a capture next to the sign relevant to him....

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 134ahmede
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were in Rio for Carnival and our hotel was just a 10 minute walk from these steps. We visited on our first afternoon in Rio and it was absolutely packed! Hardly able to see the steps for the huge crowds, but we took our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Laura T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These steps are really cool but when we got there the neighborhood was very sketchy. We decided to take pictures next to the cab and leave. There were several policemen there but that still didn’t make me feel comfortable. They are cool but they aren’t...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LMH923
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The neighbourhood is a little rough so I would recommend going as part of a tour. Definitely worth seeing.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PurpleLiz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The stairs are the work of one man who wanted to make his surroundings more beautiful. He used ceramic tiles from all over the World. The result is amazing.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mikeberlin555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't realised how many steps there were... Which now sounds ridiculous having been there. The mosaic tiling is brilliantly Intertwined with a multitude of images. We didn't have long as we were part of a tour and had got caught up in the Carnival...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank SKBritt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is very busy with both tourists locals and street vendors . Lively atmosphere .. older part of town with interesting building and lots of different types of people .. loud and fun Try the coconut water from the stalls so refreshing

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jf9842
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just a funny street in Sta. Teresa, which is what is left of the colonial part of Rio De Janeiro. Nice walk around.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pietervhnl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting tiles and design along the steps. Highlight is the kiosk manned by two beautiful ladies serving juices, caipirinha in the middle of the staircases. Caipirinha is so refreshing in the heat to support ones to go up the stairs.

Date of experience: February 2019
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March 8, 2019|
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Response from simply-peregrinating | Reviewed this property |
Yes lots of art work for sale there especially at the foot of the steps.
March 8, 2019|
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Response from jd3sai | Reviewed this property |
If you mean hand painted tiles for sale- no. There are replicas at the gift shops around the steps. However, like the others said, there are lots of local vendors that sell their personal art! I bought 2 sea shell necklaces... More
August 22, 2018|
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Response from sgt_sid16 | Reviewed this property |
did the one you saw happened yesterday (aug 21) around 2pm? asian guy with black shirt, black shorts, and black backpack with a baseball cap? if it was, it's me. if not, then it's worse coz it only means it happen way too... More