Arcos da Lapa
A much-photographed symbol of Lapa, the arches date back to the mid-1700s, when the structure served as an aqueduct to carry water from...
This cultural center offers a wide range of courses, including classes in dancing: African styles, salsa, tango and samba. Those seeking...
Once a foundry for the manufacturing of safes and ovens, Fundição Progresso today hosts avant-garde exhibitions, concerts and samba...
Right next to the Arcos da Lapa, this multilevel bar and live-music venue has an upstairs open-air terrace with great views of the old...
Rua dos Arcos · interesting places nearby
Circo Voador information
In a curvilinear building behind the Arcos da Lapa, Circo Voador hosts big-name Brazilian and international artists. The acoustics here are excellent, and after a show you'll find plenty of other musical options in the area. Check the website to see what's on. You can also take classes in capoeira (Afro-Brazilian martial arts), dance, percussion and yoga.