Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The epicenter of samba music, Lapa is arguably the most colorful area in Rio to mix, dance and drink with diverse characters from all over the city. From Monday to Sunday, there is always something going on in Lapa, and while the biggest party seems to be outside along the streets, there are many great bars to wet the whistle.

As a starting point, the super casual street-party scene at Bar da Cachaça is a great place to feel Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here