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Casa de Cultura Laura Alvim

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Address: Avenida Vieira Souto 176 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-004, Brazil
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(21) 2332-2016

Tue-Sun 3pm-8pm

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Galeria Laura Alvim was great!

We were walking by the beach when we saw this Galeria that caught out attention, the current exposition is simple but so interesting, plus you can interact with it! Worth the... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Maracaibo, Venezuela
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

For those like myself who love the arts and culture, don't miss out on this cultural space. It offers an art gallery, a bookshop, a cafe and a cinema. The films shown in the cinema are generally interesting, European productions and also independent films of Brazil and other nations.The ambience is pleasant and tranquil. The admittance and the food are... More 

Thank Joseph D
Maracaibo, Venezuela
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We were walking by the beach when we saw this Galeria that caught out attention, the current exposition is simple but so interesting, plus you can interact with it! Worth the visit, took some great pictures in that black & white environment.

Thank evyboo
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2015

If you are in Ipanema you should definitely pay a visit to this place. It has a perfect location (by the beach, 2 minutes from the bus stop and from the Ipanema subway station) and there's always a lot going on: movies, plays, art exhibitions. The entrance is free, the plays and movie's price aren't expensive, and the art expositions... More 

Thank Pedro P
Recife, PE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

A beautiful house on the Ipanema beach with movie theaters, theater and art exhibitions. It also has a small bookstore and restaurant.

Thank Wilson_JrREC
Sao Paulo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2013 via mobile

This is a tradicional cultural centre where you can have a pleasant time either watching a good play, a movie or just chat in a pleasant coffee.

Thank cthompson65
Rio de Janeiro
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Reviewed 20 January 2012

Good little art house where you can catch that movie you forgot to see while it played on the bigger theaters. It is the only beachfront movie theater in Rio.

Thank Frederico N
Stavanger, Noruega
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2011

This a small center very god located. There is well combine cinema, theather, shop, curses, art exhibiction. If you came to Rio just to enjoy the nature, you may never go there... but the center occurs to be in avenue along the Ipanema beach, so why not take a look & refresh yourself after the sunny beach without change the... More 

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Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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