Travessa do Comércio
Beautiful two-story colonial town houses line this narrow cobblestone street leading off Praça XV (Quinze) de Novembro. The archway,...
Arco de Teles
The archway leading into Travessa do Comércio was once part of an old viaduct running between two buildings.
Praça XV (Quinze) de Novembro
The first residents on this historic site were Carmelite fathers who built a convent here in 1590. It later came under the property of...
This open-sided nautical-themed bar has been around since the 1950s, serving cold beer and appetizers to those stepping in off the...
Set in a handsomely restored 1860s building, this atmospheric bistro has a hint of old Europe about it. The front counters are full of...
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Samba Caffe information
Hidden in a narrow lane leading off Praça XV (Quinze) de Novembro, Samba Caffe is one of many photogenic open-air bars tucked into Rio's old colonial center. The narrow pedestrian lane is a popular meeting spot, and a festive air arrives at workday's end as cariocas fill the tables spilling onto the street.