Sala Cecília Meireles
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Lonely Planet review
Lapa's splendid early-20th-century gem hosts orchestral concerts throughout the year. Lately, the repertoire has included contemporary groups, playing both choro (romantic, intimate samba) and classical music. At research time the concert hall was closed for renovations.