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Escadaria Selaron

Rua Joaquim Silva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-110, Brazil
21-96437-2680
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“jorge selaron” (50 reviews)
“ceramic tiles” (21 reviews)
“lapa area” (22 reviews)
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Rua Joaquim Silva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-110, Brazil
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21-96437-2680
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"jorge selaron"
in 50 reviews
"ceramic tiles"
in 21 reviews
"lapa area"
in 22 reviews
"santa teresa"
in 69 reviews
"brazilian flag"
in 12 reviews
"tiled stairs"
in 12 reviews
"interesting place"
in 18 reviews
"street art"
in 23 reviews
"selaron steps"
in 40 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 45 reviews
"take your time"
in 27 reviews
"walk up"
in 17 reviews
"taking pictures"
in 16 reviews
"chilean"
in 87 reviews
"colorful"
in 234 reviews
"artwork"
in 52 reviews
"tourists"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cant belive that one man did this on his own. So much fun for our boys to klimb around the sides of the stairs, we had fun to look at all the tiles from around the world, an explotion of colors. After the stairs we...More

Thank Cecilie C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Escadaria Selarón: Jorge Selarón was a Chilean artist, born in 1947 who built the iconic stairs, called Escadaria Selarón (Selaron Steps) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and became famous world over for his dedicated art work. He was a world traveler, a painter, and a...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful and iconic place to visit in Rio de Janeiro. I suggest going there while visiting Lapa and then walk the stairs and continue on to Santa Teresa which also has many nice places worth visiting. Tiles are donated from around the...More

Thank Stianjorum
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the story of the steps is a remarkable one, we all agreed that we would not stop there a second time. The artist did an amazing job and it is certainly worth going to see once.

Thank Deder91
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, not adequate for kids or teenagers during carnivals. Lots of drunk people around. And a suspicious smell of... The place is beautiful though. I wish I went in other time to actually enjoy it more.

Thank Adriana B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went based on the recommendation of friends, this is a must see in Rio! This is a real piece of art and a great opportunity for photos.

Thank Sibierski20
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited lots of many different colours was and interesting place to see well worth a visit. Can get busy though get in early to beat the crowd.

Thank Pretz246
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place, crowded, ti take a photo you stay in line for good 20-15 min. We went also at night and it not very safe.and not so clean. But it is a place you must see being in Rio.

Thank Alenka B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful and unique place this is ! In a quite quiet borough, in low-season, you can easily take few pictures of you, your family and friends without any other people on the photo ! This is and emotional life-dedicated artwork.

Thank Jean-Loïs G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the main down town area, you can easily reach by taxi. The artist really makes the ordinary stairs with such amazing creativity and make the whole area memorable.

Thank Mohaasin I
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Margaret H
5 September 2016|
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Response from hrs314 | Reviewed this property |
None, but you can take a cab to the base of the steps and view from the street.
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KimC5
8 July 2016|
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Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Wednesday early afternoon and it was fine.
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urban_kowboy
15 November 2015|
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Response from Jenn B | Reviewed this property |
It will cost you but take a taxi. It isn't in the safest neighborhood and there are not signs to get there.
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