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Samba Schools are a must for those who want to touch the pulse of Rio

There are some ten samba school in Rio but on this occasion I went to Portela because they won this... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Viktor S
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Cartagena, Colombia
Amazing

We had a great time visiting Portela just before Carnival. The vibe and music made for a very... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
MarkusS707
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 Jun 2017
“Samba Schools are a must for those who want to touch the pulse of Rio”
15 Mar 2016
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

There are some ten samba school in Rio but on this occasion I went to Portela because they won this year´s carnival. The atmosphere is fantastic and it is great to see that the enthusiasm runs high the entire year until the February Carnival. It...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Viktor S
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We had a great time visiting Portela just before Carnival. The vibe and music made for a very memorable vist.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank MarkusS707
Reviewed 8 July 2013

I went there with several friends, and it was worth visiting this place a bit far from Rio Sul - Rio's usual touristic Southern neighborhoods. It takes time to get there: first by train from Central do Brasil (Central train station) until Madureira. Once you...More

Date of experience: November 2012
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