Largo do Guimarães
The plaza named after Joaquim Fonseca Guimarães (a local resident whose house became Hotel Santa Teresa, just up the road) now forms the...
This welcoming place to study capoeira in Santa Teresa is run by Mestre José Carlos. Classes are held in the open-sided space next to...
Cine Santa Teresa
This small, single-screen theater is well located on Largo do Guimarães. Befitting the art-loving 'hood, the cinema screens a selection...
Near the heart of Santa Teresa, this colonial charmer is the setting for tasty and inventive contemporary cuisine. World music plays...
Paschoal Carlos Magno 121 · interesting places nearby
A few steps above street level, this open-air cafe attracts a mix of foreigners and neighborhood regulars; the Argentine owner is a longtime Santa Teresa resident. You'll find imported beers, desserts, cocktails (caipirinhas and mojitos), tapas plates and tasty ciabatta sandwiches with ingredients such as artichoke hearts, gorgonzola and prosciutto.