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Escadaria Selarón

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Open Open 24 hours
Recommended sightseeing time: 30 minutes
Address: R. Joaquim Silva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-110, Brazil
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Phone: +55-21-964372680

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Below the Cellon steps are the slums, the devil's angels. The artists decorate the tiles collected from all over the world. The steps are perfect for photographs, with a bright red background, and a beautiful picture of art, whether you're leaning against the wall or sitting on the steps.

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Introduction

It was originally an average cement stairway in the slums, the Chilean artist George Selelon refurbished it with tiles recovered from the rubbish, and later added donations from local tourists and his own creations. Each of the more than 200 steps is a painting. On both sides of the steps, it is also a wall with different heights created by tiles. The backgrounds of these two sides are red, and various patterns are spelled out in different colors. Each tile is a story. Some of the tiles on the steps are divided into two pieces, which are respectively attached to the upper and lower steps. When they are put together, they make a complete picture when viewed from the side.
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