Largo das Neves
Casa de Benjamin Constant
This estate served as the residence for one of Brazil's most influential politicians in the founding of the young republic. Benjamin...
Centro Cultural Laurinda Santos Lobo
Built in 1907, this large mansion once served as a salon for artists from Brazil and abroad as socialite Laurinda Santos Lobo hosted...
Museu do Carnaval
The small Museu do Carnaval has information on the history of Rio’s samba schools, and you can try on costumes, but aside from that,...
Small but charming Goya-Beira is one of Santa Teresa's gems, with a peaceful view onto Largo das Neves. Owner Rose Guerra prepares...
This no-nonsense place serves up tasty and filling plates amid the banter of a mostly neighborhood crowd. The menu is as straightforward...
Largo das Neves information
A slice of small-town life in the city, this small plaza is the gathering point for neighborhood children and families, who lounge on the benches by day. At night, the bars surrounding the square come alive with revelers crowding the walkways. At times, MPB (popular Brazilian music) bands perform to a young crowd here. Largo das Neves is the terminus of the Paula Matos bonde line.