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Looks like Roman aqueduct.

Trolley still runs on top. Stay away at night. Kids, music, drinking, danger. Nice to see it as you drive by.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When in Rio de Janeiro, Lapa neighborhood is the right place to go for a nice evening. Great food, plenty of sites to choose from with all types of music and people.

1 Thank Jose Rafael L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking in the streets of Rio de Janeiro I cross the Arcos Da Lapa but it's not really something to see. Some homeless around the place try to ask you money, it's not dangerous but so many better things to do in this city

Thank Fanny S
Sligo, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a contradiction to most parts of Rio - bars, music, Restaurants - teaming with people looking for Brazilian culture

Thank X11SWT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trolley still runs on top. Stay away at night. Kids, music, drinking, danger. Nice to see it as you drive by.

Thank Linda F
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the old area in Rio de Janeiro close to the Catedral Saint Sebastian and from there its a walking distance to Cafe Colombo and old streets of the town

Thank sigried7
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lapa is well known for its pubs and party's I used go there every Friday and Saturday nights If you like partying and drinking it is worth going

Thank Bruno S
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The best carnaval in Rio is on the streets! Wake up early and follow the drums around the city! Always lovely people enjoying themselves, beer promo and fun everywhere!

Thank Janaína T
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Was the aqueduct back along time ago and now is a viaduct which cars pass through and around all day long. At night and at Carnival, this area comes alive and remains vibrant all night every night with great bars and meeting places. Careful after dark but ok to go to but pay attention.

Thank finesilver
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Came at night for the parties. This was a really nice backdrop. Super packed at night. It was the Olympics but I think it's always packed.

Thank Hugh P
Son en Breugel, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The place to be with Carnaval in Rio. That's where the street Carnaval takes place. Possible to Walk to Sambadrome as well. Also very close to all main attractions in Rio!!

Thank RDonkers

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