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Visiting Santa Teresa Legacies

By Felicity Clarke, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - For many, the most famous person to have brought their own brand of charisma to Santa Teresa in recent years was the British criminal Ronnie Biggs, known for his role in the Great Railway Robbery of 1963 who made the bohemian Rio neighborhood his home for over 25 years.

While Biggs patronized the neighborhood with stories of his criminal escapades and personal merchandise, other great characters have left a more permanent mark to be enjoyed by visitors.

The hilltop attractions Museu da Chácara do Céu (Museum of the estate of . . .

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