Santa Teresa: the staircase, bohemia and culture

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Departs: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover in a unique way perhaps one of the most colorful and famous staircases in the world. Unlike many others who stop only to take a photo, you'll get insights from Romario, a young Carioca boy who decides to tell you the story of the Santa Teresa neighborhood and the artist Jorge Selaron who designed the unique staircase. As you climb the stairs, your narrator will help you discover some of the unique tiles that deserve a closer look. You will also discover the historical background of the Morro do Desterro , the Monastery of St. Teresa built in 1750 and the history of the old tramway. Your tour will also take you past the Museum of the Ruins. Even if you do not enter it, you will be able to learn some of its stories and see the painting by Joao Barbosa on the wall. Your walk ends in front of the Museum of Chacara do Ceu, where you can admire the beautiful sculptures that decorate the facade.

What's Included

All chapters and maps offline and tips to explore Rio de Janeiro

What's Not Included

Smartphone and headsets

Admission Ticket


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 7 - 12
  • YOUTH: Age: 13 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 50
  • SENIOR: Age: 51 - 80

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Escadaria Selaron
This is the starting point of the tour through one of the most interesting neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Santa Teresa
This unique neighborhood has many things to offer let our narrator take you on an adventure

• Admission Ticket Free

Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas
As we expand on the story we will pass by this Centre.

• Admission Ticket Free

Museu Chacara do Ceu
We will discover the secrets of St Teresa neighborhood together and pass by this museum

• Admission Ticket Free

Casa da Escada Colorida

• Admission Ticket Free


habithpajaro, 17-05-2020
Recorrer el barrio Santa Teresa muestra la gran oferta que contiene el barrio entre cultura, gastronomía, historia y arte, visitado por muchos turistas de todas partes del mundo.

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