Teatro Nelson Rodrigues
The enormous cone-shaped cathedral was inaugurated in 1976 after 12 years of construction. Among its sculptures, murals and other works...
Museu de Arte Sacra
The small Museu de Arte Sacra in the basement of the Catedral Metropolitana contains a number of historical items, including the...
Igreja São Francisco da Penitência & Convento de Santo Antônio
Overlooking the Largo da Carioca is the baroque Igreja São Francisco da Penitência, dating from 1726. Restored to its former glory, the...
Weekly concerts are held at this Centro venue throughout the year. Featuring a mix of popular and classical music, BNDES in the past has...
Bar Luiz first opened in 1887, making it one of the city's oldest cervejarias (pubs). A festive air fills the old saloon as diners get...
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Lonely Planet review
Inside the wildly modernist 1970s-era Caixa Cultural complex, you'll find one of Brazil's best stages for dance and theater. Also on-site are several art galleries, a lunchtime bistro, gardens and a koi pond.