Museu do Bonde
The tiny one-room Tram Museum at the depot close to Largo do Guimarães offers a history of Rio's tramways since 1865 – when the trams...
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...
This tiny sushi spot on Santa Teresa's main strip attracts a loyal local following with its delectable sushi and sashimi (36 varieties)...
Lonely Planet review
Vying for attention near La Vareda, Trilhos Urbanos stocks a small but interesting assortment of handicrafts. Works by local artists and artisans are for sale – photographs, picture frames, paintings and works in metal.