Rio Scenarium

Type: Late Night / After Hours, Live Entertainment, Local Picks

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Rio is synonymous with samba, and the city's historical downtown district of Lapa should be the first port of call for anybody looking to hear the real thing played live. At Rio Scenarium, the...  Read More


  • Best for Lapa's Best Nightlife Because: The quality samba, lively atmosphere and unique decor make this an unmissable nightlife experience.
  • Best for Night Clubs Because: Samba dancing in an antiques warehouse is a unique experience that only Rio Scenarium can deliver.
  • Best for Dance Clubs Because: This classic samba spot continues to draw hordes of visitors and fleet-footed locals.
  • Best for Nightlife near Estádio do Maracanã Because: Tourists and locals alike flock to this classic downtown samba club.
  • Recommended as Best Nightlife Because: This popular spot buzzes every night of the week and is a great place to admire the locals' samba skills
  • Best for Live Music Because: Quality live samba music every day of the week combined with a props-museum setting make for a unique night out.