Discover the coolest historical bars in Rio, get the traditional drinks and cocktails, and enjoy! Learn about the carioca bohemian scene, its art, music, and poetry. Both in the past and what is happening today. Explore the best examples of colonial architecture and hear about great historical patrimony buildings, and how they have survived the pass of time.
Come with us and discover Rio’s liveliest neighbourhood, Lapa, and do it when it’s most vibrant, at night time. The Lapa neighbourhood has been the epicentre of Rio’s bohemian scene for over a century. It is the home of some of the best musical bars and dancing halls in the city, and the place where carioca artists have traditionally lived and worked. Drink a delicious cold beer at cariocas Bar, which has the oldest beer taps in the city. Try a refreshing caipirinha, choosing over a hundred different cachaças to make it with, at Cachaça bar, and learn how it’s made. Have a half pint of Guinness at Lapa’s only Irish Pub and the first in the country.Walk under the famous Carioca Aqueduct, or as the locals call it, the Lapa Arches, and learn about the colonial architecture in some of the most interesting historical streets in the city. Hear about how the neighbourhood had fallen almost into oblivion to then be rescued again, and how its history reflects the history of Brazil. Hear about the lifestyle of some of the great artists, poets and musicians who lived and live there.Lapa is circus, it's samba, it’s graffiti, it’s Chorinho, Bossa Nova and Rock and Roll. It is the most fun and culturally hyperactive neighbourhood in an already extremely vibrant city. On our Tour of Lapa by Night you will not only learn about it’s history, and best places to go, but also how to navigate it so that you can always come back and enjoy it. Come with us and loose yourself amidst the carioca groove of Lapa!