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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

Best Clubs in Rio 2014:

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Cocktail Lounges in Rio:

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Best Bars in Rio:

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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.

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Lapa Pictorial:

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New efforts to increase security in Lapa:

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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.

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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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The Best Music Venues in Lapa:

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

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Virtual Tour of Rio Scenarium:

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English and Irish pubs in Rio:

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Botequims (Pubs) in Rio:

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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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6. Re: Rio nightlife

Rio’s Best Weekly Street Parties:

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