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Known as the 'Selaron Steps.' This world-famous set of steps came from the mind of Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón, who dedicated as "my tribute to the Brazilian people."
Eyecatcher, Staircase wich conects Lapa and Santa Teresa, fuly decorate with tiles from all over the world, made by Selarón an Artist from Chile who lived close by. He made out of the Staircase his life Work of Art.
Sits between two Bohemian Neighborhoods, Lapa and Santa Teresa. It is the World's most beautiful staircase, covered in more than 2000 pieces of colorful tiles, mirrors and ceramics.
A Escadaria Selarón é uma obra arquitetônica localizada entre os bairros de Santa Teresa e Lapa, decorada pelo artista chileno radicado no Brasil de longa data, Jorge Selaron, que declarou-a como uma "homenagem ao povo brasileiro".
Tiles from everywhere. Try to find the tile from your city while walking by the stairs. Best to visit in the morning, but it’s safe to visit on weekends night as well.
One of Rio's best loved attractions in Lapa neighborhood, the steps leading up from Rua Joaquim Silva became a work of art when Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón decided to cover the steps with colorful mosaics. A dedication to the Brazilian people, the 215 steps are a vivid riot of color.
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