Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa is the name of a neighborhood in the city of , . It is located on top of the Santa Teresa hill, by the centre of Rio, and is famous for its winding, narrow streets which are a favourite spot for artists and tourists.

Notable Places in the Area

Photo: Marcos de Brum Lopes, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a purpose-built parade area built for the Rio Carnival in , . is situated 1½ km northwest of Santa Teresa. Photo: Ben Tavener, CC BY 2.0.

Tourist attraction
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian better known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro or as the Cathedral of St. is situated 1½ km northeast of Santa Teresa. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Carioca Aqueduct is an aqueduct in the city of , . is situated 1¼ km northeast of Santa Teresa. Photo: Pedro Felipe, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a neighborhood in , and includes the Morro da Mineira favela.

is a neighborhood in of , Brazil. Photo: Carlos Luis M C da Cruz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a neighborhood in the city of , in . Photo: Halleypo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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