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Saw as part of tour, including video of his visit

We enjoy d the tour, saw the video. Fun, and interesting, another aspect of the evolution of this... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2018
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Just had to see it

Went here with my friend during the daytime on a sunday. Walked up the whole way from Botafogo. The... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Eivind S
Oslo, Norway
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15 Dec 2018
8 Dec 2018
“Saw as part of tour, including video of his visit”
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Favela Santa Marta, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

I’m natural from Rio de Janeiro but have been living in UK for many years now. While visiting my home town with my partner, we’ve decided to cross this attraction off our list following trip advisor recommendations. While nothing has happened to us, we were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

We enjoy d the tour, saw the video. Fun, and interesting, another aspect of the evolution of this favela.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Went here with my friend during the daytime on a sunday. Walked up the whole way from Botafogo. The statue is quite far up in the favela, so remember to bring a bottle of water along the way. There are some sketchy types along the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Eivind S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Went as part of a tour with a local guide from the favela. I really enjoyed the trip up and around the favela. The statue and the mural is pretty cool. The Santa Marta favela is very interesting and I highly recommend a trip to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank adammawright
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the visit to Santa Marta and the Michael Jackson statue. I'm a big MJ fan and was keen to see the filming location for part of the They Don't Care About Us video. Santa Marta is a pacified Flavela but I initially...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank strangerinncl
Reviewed 28 January 2016

nice eye attraction place where you really want to go and enjoy that place and never want to forget about it....

Date of experience: August 2015
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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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