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Escadaria Selaron - Rio de Janeiro
Selaron Staircase

Escadaria Selarón, also known as Escadaria da Lapa and officially Manuel Carneiro Street, is located between the neighborhoods of Santa Teresa and Lapa, in the city of Rio de Janeiro. It is just a 5-minute walk to the Arcos da Lapa. 

In 1990, Jorge Selarón started to renovate some steps of the staircase, it was more of a hobby, but it soon became an obsession.



It was a long and tiring job, but the artist continued with the work and finally covered the entire set of steps in tiles, ceramics and mirrors.

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The Selarón Staircase is famous all over the world.


It was the scene of clips, advertisements, fashion editorials. there are tiles from over 60 countries, many of them presented to the artist by tourists and fans of the work.

The staircase, besides being very beautiful, carries a great history, one of the  main tourist attractions in downtown Rio de Janeiro.


It is worth paying attention to the details of the art of the staircase. 

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The staircase is Rua Manuel Carneiro - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, very close to Lapa.

On weekends and long holidays, the staircase is visited by people from all over the world.

It's worth the interaction.

Have a good time!

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