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Rio nightlife

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Rio nightlife

My sister and I are in rio for 15 days for the World Cup and we are looking to experience the rio nightlife with bars and clubs. Any recommendations ?

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1. Re: Rio nightlife

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Lapa is the historic home of samba music, the centre of Rio’s nightlife, and one of the city’s most visited areas. Don’t miss it, but always take a taxi to get there and back, especially at night.



Lapa Pictorial:


New efforts to increase security in Lapa:


Launched by the state government of Rio de Janeiro, Operação Lapa Presente (Operation Today’s Lapa) was implemented on January 1, 2014, in a bid to protect the security of residents and visitors to the historic area of Lapa.


TribOz in Lapa is dedicated to jazz and bossa nova. Brazilian and international musicians, singers, composers and artists meet at TribOz, the official location of the Brazilian-Australian Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Brasil-Austrália).


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Rio Scenarium: go early (7 p.m.) and avoid the long lines.



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2. Re: Rio nightlife

I suggest Lapa, the bohemian neighborhood of Rio.

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3. Re: Rio nightlife

Definitely recommend Carioca da Gema in Lapa (right behind the arches). Exquisite live samba music.

It's not far from Scenarium but smaller and a little more casual/accessible, with a strong local/Brazilian presence. The place was wall-to-wall by 10pm. Great crowd and attentive staff.

I arrived (solo) slightly before 9pm without a reservation during Carnaval - no problem. Cab it from your hotel to save your feet from those heels you'll be dancing in all night ;). Plenty of taxis lined up for club patrons until the wee hours.

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4. Re: Rio nightlife

If you like something more upscale, I like 00 Gávea a lot (don't mistake it for 00 Ipanema, which is a restaurant). 00 is just next to the Planetarium. Go on a Friday or a Saturday. The venue is straight-oriented, but has a gay party on Sunday.

Their website: http://tinyurl.com/l487mus

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5. Re: Rio nightlife

Any bar is LAPA during the world cup will be fun. People usually go back home around 4/5am..

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