Pedra do Sal Samba Experience

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From USD 100

Pedra do Sal is an outdoor event, a historical monument that brings together Rio’s best samba musicians for an impromptu samba jam. It is a different and joyfull, alternative day or nightlife event, although the samba begins at 19 PM. The place has a different historical energy, where samba was born and it makes you instantly happy with all the music and dancing people. Pedra do Sal is a historic and religious site in Rio de Janeiro, the place was originally a quilombo village. An association group still lives there, formally known as theIt takes place every Monday and Friday with animated music, lively dancing and an endless flow of potent caipirinhas, or the classic cold beer everyone needs just to cool down and enjoy the environment. The musicians play outdoors on a central table at the base of the stone, where only the sound of instruments such as the acoustic guitar, cavaquinho, bamboo reco-reco, cuíca, surdo, and pandeiro are amplified. The lyrics are sung live and gain voice with the accompaniment of the audience, who settle down all over the Largo João da Baiana, resulting in an exciting popular gathering.

From USD 100

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We partner with the best local providers to ensure you have the best tour possible. We are the go to option for your online tour concierge needs in Rio de Janeiro. Fun fact: With the intention of preserving the memory of genuine 19th century samba - introduced in the port region by the Bahian diaspora - a group of seven musician friends has been meeting for eight years in the historic Pedra do Sal (Salt Rock), to praise, with much respect, the ancestry of this Brazilian rhythm that enchants the world. To check availability and make a reservation please click on "Book Now" and enter your preferred date and time.

  • Pick up and drop off included
  • Fully guided
  • Authentic Samba music
  • Restaurant options available
  • Strong regional culture feature
  • award winning samba music event
  • Approximately 4 hours

Route

  1. Rua Argemiro Bulcão - Saúde, Rio de Janeiro