Pedra do Sal, Rio de Janeiro

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Step into the heart of Rio's Little Africa at Pedra do Sal, a vibrant quarter for socializing, music, and street parties. With regular live samba performances, the area offers a historic setting to enjoy music and dance for fans of samba and choro. Various musicians and artists perform in the open-air space centered on a tiny plaza. Originally a quilombo village, the neighborhood grew around an old slave market and many of its residents are descendants of freed slaves. Plan your visit to Pedra do Sal and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Rio de Janeiro tour planning app .
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  • Do your research before you go, since it seems like the schedule might have changed. I was told that Pedra do Sal is a great place to enjoy a real samba on Mondays and Fridays, so I decided to check i...  more »
  • Went on a Friday and the place was super excited! Samba root rolling loose and just beautiful people! Worth a beer sitting on the stone and enjoy the music. Tip: don't go get there early because just jumping at most 1:00 in the morning
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  • This place will show them the other side of the River, a little more historical, more social, he has streets very colorful thanks to the mosaics that will find as they walk. I highlight the Monday "samba na pedra du salt"
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  • Hard to access location, but fun once you get there. However, be warned the place is not the cleanest and not the most organized thing.
  • The neighbourhood is not the safest in Rio but still worth attending the weekly parties there
  • Popular place to go at night for drinks and music . Very crowded
  • Pla e bustling with music, caipirinha and people from all walks of life...
  • Really good music. But really crowded. Be careful with your belongings

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