Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Rosário e São Benedito
Sadly, a fire in 1967 destroyed much of the elaborate interior of this historic church, leaving only the unadorned walls that date back...
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...
The smoky twin of the Leblon Esch Café , this Esch offers the same selection of Cuban cigars from its humidor. Its dark-wood interior...
Gonçalves Dias 34, Centro · interesting places nearby
Confeitaria Colombo information
Stained-glass windows, brocaded mirrors and marble countertops create a lavish setting for coffee or a meal. Dating from the late 1800s, the Confeitaria Colombo serves desserts – including a good pastel de nata (custard tart) – befitting the elegant decor. The restaurant overhead, Cristóvão , spreads an extensive buffet (R$70 per person) of Brazilian dishes for those wanting to further soak up the splendor.