79 Avenida Mem de SÃ¡
Rio de Janeiro, 20230-150
- Best for Dance Clubs Because: This great downtown samba club is a top place to see local sambistas strut their stuff.
- Best for Nightlife near Estádio do Maracanã Because: Carioca da Gema attractd locals that are serious about dancing samba.
- Best for Night Clubs Because: Less touristy than Rio Scenarium, Carioca da Gema attracts seriously fleet-footed locals.
- Best for Live Music Because: Fleet of foot locals head straight for this Lapa hot dancing hotspot at the weekends.
- Best for Lapa's Best Nightlife Because: Carioca da Gema is one of Rio's best samba clubs, and attracts a good mix of locals and visitors.