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Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas

Rua Murtinho Nobre 169, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-050, Brazil
+55 21 2252 1039
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Rua Murtinho Nobre 169, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-050, Brazil
Santa Teresa
+55 21 2252 1039
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The ruins bring an unique atmosphere to enjoy the view of Rio de Janeiro city and also a bit of Niterói. A great place for couples, families and solo.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

An old house was let go to ruins, some new architects came in and redid it leaving the ruins in tact. They designed a spiral staircase which is worth the climb to be able to see the entire city in many directions. Down in the...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This ruined house is a real gem and when visiting it is very easy to imagine the social society of Rio coming here for parties, etc. The house has been made accessible without rebuilding the structure so you gain a real insight into it. In...More

Thank ScotsmanEssexUK
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

In the most peaceful and cool neighbourhood of Santa Teresa wind your way up the cobbles to this haven of tranquility. In the park itself there are many little spaces and corners to sit and read or write or think but if you look up...More

Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views on Rio Castle Antique great place to shoot from anywhere there is an amazing view Romantic and beautiful place

1  Thank Sari B
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I love visiting castles in Europe, and I prefer castle ruins so I can imagine what it was like. So, with the ruins of this house, you can imagine how life was life. But also, you get some GREAT views of Rio de Janeiro. And,...More

Thank kccarlson
Reviewed 18 November 2016

If you visit Rio and are impressed with the views of the city. Then, this is one of the place to be. Not just for the views. This place is charming while modernly rustic. Hard to see pictures and feel the charm. We all really...More

Thank kitsVA
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Great little park with a cool old house and a killer view of the city. Great way to get your location bearings if you're staying in Santa Teresa or Lapa. Free. They also do expositions- music, theatre, art. Check the postings. Super close (half a...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We enjoyed exploring this building and imagining it in its heyday when Laurindo Santos Lobo entertained her high profile guests: artists and intellectuals. The views from here are wonderful! You can see Sugar Loaf and planes taking off. There was a band setting up but...More

Thank Lolita D
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The place has a beautiful house purposely designed to be in artistic ruins. Great for photo shoots. The upper level has great views of Rio de Janeiro. Really beautiful! the park is a place to relax taking in the sights. There was a band playing...More

1  Thank geminitraveller
Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local
artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this
neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors
can now stroll through this area to view magnificent
mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th
century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a
former mansion turned museum which houses works by
prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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