Arcos de Lapa

Discover Lapa, the bohemian neighborhood Downtown the city where you can see the Lapa arches. They are very close to the Selaron steps that stand out as main landmarks of Rio.

The arches of Lapa were built in 1783 being the Carioca aqueduct of the city back then and exhibiting typical colonial architecture and engineering. Nowadays it is the tramway that connects the Rio city center with the very popular neighborhood of Santa Teresa šŸšƒ