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Santa Teresa: Rio’s Vibrant Hilltop Neighborhood

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Named after an 18th century convent, Santa Teresa used to be home to some of the city’s richest families looking for a reprieve from the heat at the hilltop altitude. Today many are still drawn by the colonial architecture, stunning views, and winding cobbled streets that make this neighborhood unique.

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