Escadaria Selarón

Escadaria Selarón information

Rio de Janeiro , Brazil
stairway btwn Joaquim Silva in Lapa & Pinto Martins in Santa Teresa
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One of Rio's best loved attractions, the steps leading up from Rua Joaquim Silva became a work of art when Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón decided to cover the steps with colorful mosaics. A dedication to the Brazilian people, the 215 steps are a vivid riot of color.