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Núcleo de Dança Renata Peçanha
A large upstairs studio on the edge of Lapa, this dance academy offers classes in forró, salsa, zouk (a slow and sensual dance derived...
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...
Mas Será O Benedito
This beautifully restored space (occupying a 19th-century mansion) opened in 2009 and immediately attracted a following. It has a...
Espaço Lapa Cafe
This creative eat, drink and live-music space serves up good three-course lunch specials, plus sandwiches, snacks and a huge beer...
Lonely Planet review
One of Lavradio’s biggest antique shops, this place is packed with glass- and dishware, furniture, iron kettles, lamps, oil paintings and a wide variety of other displays that make for a fascinating glimpse into the past.