Largo das Neves
A slice of small-town life in the city, this small plaza is the gathering point for neighborhood children and families, who lounge on...
Casa de Benjamin Constant
This estate served as the residence for one of Brazil's most influential politicians in the founding of the young republic. Benjamin...
Centro Cultural Laurinda Santos Lobo
Built in 1907, this large mansion once served as a salon for artists from Brazil and abroad as socialite Laurinda Santos Lobo hosted...
Small but charming, Café Neves is one of Santa Teresa’s gems. It faces out onto Largo das Neves, with the occasional tram rattling by in...
This no-nonsense place serves up tasty and filling plates amid the banter of a mostly neighborhood crowd. The menu is as straightforward...
Lonely Planet review
Small but charming Goya-Beira is one of Santa Teresa's gems, with a peaceful view onto Largo das Neves. Owner Rose Guerra prepares intriguing cachaça infusions as well as pizzas and appetizers. Things are liveliest on weekends.