Feira de Música
Inaugurated in 1910, the neoclassical national library is the largest in Latin America, with more than nine million volumes, including...
Centro Cultural Justiça Federal
The stately building overlooking the Praça Floriano served as the headquarters of the Supreme Court (Supremo Tribunal Federal) from 1909...
The heart of modern Rio, the Praça Floriano comes to life at lunchtime and after work when the outdoor cafes are filled with beer...
Easy to spot by its bright amarelo (yellow) awning, Amarelinho has a splendid setting on the Praça Floriano. Waiters serve plenty of...
Hidden inside the Clube Ginástico Português, this large, simply decorated restaurant spreads one of Rio's best lunch buffets. Portuguese...
Lonely Planet review
On weekdays, next to the Biblioteca Nacional, record and CD stalls line the small lane. You'll find everything from American indie rock to vintage Brazilian funk, and most vendors will let you listen to any of the discs for sale.