Museu de Folclore Edison Carneiro
Created in 1968, this museum is an excellent introduction to Brazilian folk art, particularly that from the northeast. Its permanent...
Museu da República
The Museu da República, located in the Palácio do Catete , has been wonderfully restored. Built between 1858 and 1866 and easily...
Parque do Catete
The small landscaped park on the grounds of the Palácio do Catete provides a quiet refuge from the city. Its pond and shade-covered...
Espaço Museu Da República
The screening room located behind the dramatic Museu da República shows contemporary and vintage films of indie and world cinema....
Ferro e Farinha
Sei Shiroma, an expat from NYC, and a dexterous team of dough handlers serve up Rio's best pizza at this atmospheric and delightfully...
Silveira Martins 139 · interesting places nearby
This atmospheric pay-by-weight restaurant serves up a good selection of Brazilian dishes by day, and transforms to a live-music spot with a menu of mostly drinks and appetizers by night (cover charge around R$20). Saturday afternoons, which feature feijoada (a bean-and-meat stew served with rice) and live choro (a romantic, improvised samba-related music) or samba, are a great time to stop in (per person R$60).