Selaron Staircase

Guided tour in Rio de Janeiro

Now a days Selarón’s Staircase (Escadaria Selarón) is a famous place in Rio, set of international spots and videoclips at stairway is the work of Chilean artist Jorge Selarón that moved to Rio in 1983, in a house just in front of the desolate stairway connecting the areas of Lapa and Santa Teresa.

215 steps that he collected in urban areas of Rio or donated by visitors from all around the world.

Since 1990, Selarón has laid over 2000 tiles and became an honorary citizen of the city of Rio de Janeiro.

SELARON STAIRCASE PRIVATE TOUR

6 HOURS TOUR

The place is nestled between the bohemian neighborhoods of Lapa and Santa Teresa which is one of the few neighborhoods to resist development in order to retain its colonial charm. It is famous for its winding, narrow streets and for being an artistic hot spot.
The Bondinho de Santa Teresa (trolley) is an experience that should not be missed, using the streetcar passes by the Acros da Lapa, Lapas Arches, to get to Santa Teresa.
Santa Teresa offers you diverse options to whet your appetite. Almirante Alexandrino Street is famous for its restaurants, street artistic wall paintings, some handicrafts as souvenirs and you will find some excellent pieces by local artisans.
Parque das Ruínas (Ruins Park): A must-see in Rio! It’s one of my favorite views of Rio! A colonial house that have a breathtaking view of the city.

NOT INCLUDED: entrance fees to attraction and meals, if any, those will be extra.
INCLUDE: Transportation with accredit tour guide and round trip to your accommodation in Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Botafogo or Flamengo área.
In this tour you’ll have a complimentary coffee with Pão de queijo (cheese ball)or a Açai refreshment.
NOTE: we'll add much more on your private tour if time permits, let me enchant your day! Requires some light walking.

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With Brazilian and Italian citizenship, but born in the city of Vitoria, Espírito Santo, Brazil, I've being a Flight Attendant for over 20 years having the chance to exchange cultures and learn more about people from different countries; I also lived 3 years in Italy, 2 yearshttp://tourguideneyla.com.br/site/christ-the-redeemer/ in the United Arab Emirates, 6 months in Argentina and 4 years in the United States.

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With Brazilian and Italian citizenship, but born in the city of Vitoria, Espírito Santo, Brazil, I've being a Flight Attendant for over 20 years having the chance to exchange cultures and learn more about people from different countries; I also lived 3 years in Italy, 2 years in the United Arab Emirates, 6 months in Argentina and 4 years in the United States.

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