South America Nightlife

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South America Nightlife

  • Tango shows - Tango places

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    En este lugar concurre gente de todas las edades. Va gente que sabe bailar y aquellos que quieren incursionar en el Tango. Cada tanto se cuelan otros ritmos como rock y salsa. Ademas de la clasica milonga un rato antes hay clases para todos los niveles todos los dias. (Ver agenda!)

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  • Discoteca Help

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    guys, ive been to HELP and let me tell you dont waste your time i went when i was 20 in 2006, the club is for ugly old men who pay to have sex with local working girls from rio its a brothel pretty much, you get hasseld by the girls outside when sitting having a drink and inside...they will not leave you alone..so if your keen to pay for sex, by...

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  • Mama Africa Disco

    Cusco Nightlife

    When you get to Cusco, you definitely hear about this place first. I've never had to pay a cover because there are always people walking around the center giving out wristbands or promotional "free drink" cards. It's a good mix of locals and travelers, and the music was a nice change from the typical gringo music. Pay in small bills or coins. It...

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  • Downtown

    Bogotá Nightlife

    hey, i wander around in sante fe & it can be a little bit intimidating but it's packed with police & if you use a little bit of common sense you will be okj. as for la candelaria well i a more nervous in the uk on a saturday night none

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  • Pelourinho Streets

    Salvador da Bahia Nightlife

    The famous brazilian band, olodum, often plays in the old city center of Salvador. Don't miss out on the band that inspired Poul Simon to make the album: rythm of the saints. The band is mostly formed by native youngsters who join the hundreds of musicians that the band consists of at a very young age and then slowly learn how to play the...

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  • Camping

    Machu Picchu Nightlife

    If you are craving the disco on the Inca trail then maybe you should rethink why you are here. Sadly on the last night there is a bit of an opportunity to party it up which I think is a shame. There is plenty of time to do that in Cusco if you want. A night on the trail usually consists of stories about the magic of the Coco leaf and its all...

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  • Viejo Rincón

    Montevideo Nightlife

    Viejo Rincón (which means "old corner") is a great restaurant-pub located at one of the first houses built in Montevideo (18th century); it still has a basament with the original stone floor, and original walls and ceilings. It is nicely decorated, the ambience is cozy and there is music; on weekends, there is live music, and after 1 AM, you can...

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  • Milion

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    A must-go night club! It is a converted mansion in the heart of Buenos Aires, which is chock full of Portenos and tourist. The structure is amazing, with the sweeping staircases and large waiting roms of a Southern mansion. The bathrooms can be hard to find and are small. Lots of tourist and locals. The waiters come by slowly, the place is packed...

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  • Plataforma

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    If you do not visit Rio in carnival season then you should attend this spectacular samba extravaganza show of Plataforma for the experince. With more than thirty performers it is first of all for foreign visitors. The great spectacle has started at 22pm and lasted about 2 hours. It was a loud night but the costumes (or lack of them) and the...

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  • Los Perros

    Cusco Nightlife

    Here you'll find one more picture of the more than acceptable pisco sour. Made with a shaker, not with a blender which really makes a big difference. David Espejo is the friend on the picture, a very experienced guide.

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  • Rio Vermelho

    Salvador da Bahia Nightlife

    The best hopping area in Salvador da Bahia is Rio Vermelho. Ask for "Mercado do pesce" and then walk around to find out the square you like more. Not far from the street action there are several pubs and clubs to explore. On Thursday-Saturday, from 10pm till late. Every Tuesday in Pelourinho there is the "Terza da Bencao" (Tuesday’s Blessing)....

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  • Espacio Guambia

    Montevideo Nightlife

    "Espacio Guambia" is a quite new concerts place; from Thursday to Sunday you can enjoy good local music in a cozy place. "Espacio Guambia" es una sala de conciertos bastante nueva; de jueves a domingos pueden disfrutar buena música local en un lugar acogedor.

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  • Kilkenny's - Irish bar

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    Nothing Irish about this place only the high prices and a pint of over priced guinness. Crowded place not comfortable and cheesy. Avoid at all costs there are a lot of other great bars in Buenos Aires and an excellent new Irish bar in Cordoba - Clarkes Bar No dress code

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  • Nuth in Barra da Tijuca

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    Last night in Rio so i decided to go here after reading reviews and it seemed like I place I could maybe have fun, nothing too crazy because im not really into the whole night club thing but i wanted to check out the night life just for the experience. I mean, when in Rio...! Well, if your young or young at heart. DONT GO ON MONDAY. The place dont...

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  • The Cross Keys Pub

    Cusco Nightlife

    The Cross Keys Pub was my favourite of Cusco's many drinking establishments. It basically looks like any other English publike place you might find across the globe that catters to travelers however I found the Cross Keys to be very laid back. The premises are also large enough that even if it is nearly full, you still find a nice quite corner....

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  • French Quartier - French Quarter

    Salvador da Bahia Nightlife

    Nice ambient, high level food and live music too. French Quartier is the best option in Salvador da Bahia if you like blues and jazz live show. Unhappily the menu' is a bit expensive, but you can snach inside and stay all night just having your bear...Perfect to impress your girlfriend. From Monday to Saturday starting at 5pm. Average age 30-50,...

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  • Sala Zitarrosa

    Montevideo Nightlife

    "Sala Zitarrosa" is a theatre situated where there was a cinema years ago; the hall was reconditioned by the Intendencia Municipal (Town Hall) and now it is a great place to enjoy live music or dance shows. There are shows every day (all kind of styles, from murga or candombe to jazz or rock'n'roll). "Sala Zitarrosa" es un teatro situado en donde...

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  • Opera Bay - (Used to be El Divino)

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    Opera Bay is a nightclub which architetural roof is well known to be similar to Sydney Opera house (don´t expect the actual Sydney Opera house architecture though). It is especially good on Wednesday nights because it becomes an "after office" gathering and it gives people a little break during the week. You have different music sections and a...

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  • Lapa

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    Lapa was the old bohemian quarter, and now serves as the hub for bars, clubs and unwinding. Kick back and sink some beers in the happening clubs, there's always something happening here amongst Brazil's lively locals.

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  • Sankofa African Bar

    Salvador da Bahia Nightlife

    Sankofa African Bar is located in the middle of Pelourinho and is a great spot in Salvador for live music - salsa, semba, samba, reggae, MPB etc. There is also DJ music from DJ Sankofa and DJ Vasco spinning out international beats with lots of African and Carribean music. The bar is located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of a historic building with...

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  • Casinos

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    This is the only Casino we have in the capital, the other one is in Tigre that it's at the province. You can go to Cordoba Av. and Alem Av. and in the parking that is in the corner, you can take a van that takes you to the casino for free. You are not allowed to take pictures inside the casino. They don't exchange dollars there, you have dollar...

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  • Casa da Matriz

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    I went here on a Thursday night and they played drum & bass in the upper room and rock in teh lower room. Also went on a Monday night and it was not that good but you're options are limited on a Monday night. I think it's $R 14 cover charge but if you may be able to get in with $R10 if you go with a local or big crowd. You will get a card with...

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  • Aeroclube

    Salvador da Bahia Nightlife

    They have a few different things going on at Aeroclube... Its basically a nightclub... mostly very young folk... On Moday Nights they have Rock in Rio... which is the night I went on... unfortunately I got the in the early hours of the monring to it was winding down... I also went on another day where the people were slightly older and Samba music...

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  • Mint Lounge

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    It used to be a GREAT disco arround 2006, now I haven't been there... the place is great, but I don't know about the music they play or the people that goes... Not REALLY formal, but nicely dressed. No es REALMENTE formal, pero hay que ir bien vestido.

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  • Avenida Atlantica

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    Avenida Atlantica. This seaside avenue was the best place to stroll in the evenings. Every part of this street had a diffrent feeling. And at every stand there where all kinds of things to eat and drink, and some even had live music where you can sit and have a caipiriña and listen to some live bossa nova. And every week starding from Wed on they...

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  • Club 69 / Niceto

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    Club 69 (also known as Niceto Club, Niceto Vega y Humboldt) is one of the hottest spots in town. They have two stage shows in the main room, one hip hop themed, and the other inspired by traditional cabaret. The former chill out room, with its pleasantly accessible bar also features hip hop these days. It may get fairly crowded, have long lines,...

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  • Baronetti

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    Good option for having a drink, talking, listen to some music, dancing and hanging out. There are 2 floors, first floor, you got the dancing floor with DJs that play all kinds of music, including dance music, hip-hop, etc. The launge on the second floor is also a confy space for hanguing out while having a drink and you can just chill… Very...

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  • Buenos Aires News (Now it's Crobar)

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    Hey Mates, I have read several "hate it" "Love it" reviews regarding Crobar, so I wanted to through some hopefully useful facts based on my last visit on 04/13/18. First of all, I want to be adamant about the nonexistent dress code; I traded my sweatshirt and Converses for a shirt and shoes…Big Error. I must have been one of the few ones wearing...

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  • Melt in Leblon

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    May 2009: If you are looking for a place to go with a group of friends, I would recommend it. They have the lounge downstairs and upstairs is the dancing. People are dressed up....the only bad thing is if you go there to meet local girls or just to meet girls, goood f'n luck! You gotta have TIGHT game and its not like in the USA where the girls...

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  • Asia de Cuba

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    The 19th of October, I went to this place with my parents. The service is not professional and the lomitos and pork meat were so bad that we though they were a chewing gum. They try to charge me an extra amount of 30 dollars but they didn't apologize for this mistake. No good service and no good food. It is a nightclub. Choosing this place to eat...

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  • Hard Rock Cafe

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    My first party in an american franchise company and in a shopping mall, but this place was really happening on Saturday night. A better mix of people than in most other places (not just upperclass, but also middleclass) and a huge terassa to hang out. Music: Good mix by DJ Alejandre Casual

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  • Museum

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    I went to this place yesterday May 8th, 2009. Nice structure, music ok (I don't like regaton, but I understand a lot of people do) I got very disapointed with my drink. I ordered a margarita, my favorite drink, so I drunk it in several places. It was undrinkable. The higyine where the drinks were prepared was not good so I guess the mixer was not...

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  • Emporio

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    My favourite nightlife spot turned out to be a place called Empório! It is another busy, small and FULL place that has the cheapest drinks (at least that we found) in Ipanema... not to mention some of the STRONGEST drinks:) There is a great mix of people (more locals here! plenty of tourist too and the people are not too young either!) inside...

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  • Shows - Live Music

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    El artista venezolano llega a la Argentina de la mano de su nuevo disco, En el buzón de tu corazón, con el que lleva recorriendo diferentes países desde Noviembre de 2013. Tocara en el teatro Gran Rex el 18/10/2014 a las 9:30 pm.

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  • Lord Jim Pub

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    Tuesday nights in Lord Jims an english pub in Ipanema. Excellent live band doing a variety of covers of old and new rock music, Brasilian and foreign. Really packed, locals mainly. Music starts at 10.30 get their a lot earlier if you want a decent spot. Cover charge is R$15. Anything you like.

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  • Gran Bar Danzon

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    Gran Bar Danzon is a cool place. But be aware. It is VERY crowed and you can barely move inside if you arrive later than 1030 or so. They have a good wine list here and do enough business that the wine is always fresh. You won’t worry about it sitting on the shelf for a week since the last glass was poured. I admit though when here I usually go for...

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  • Arcos da Lapa

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    One of the best places for young people to hang out in Rio is the Lapa neighborhood. At night, the locals gather around Arcos da Lapa aqueduct. There are a lot of bars and clubs in the area, but most people prefer to hang out and drink beer in the cobble-stoned side streets of this neighborhood. Sometimes it is just too hot to be inside, especially...

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  • DownTown Matias

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    Cool Sunday evening place with live music and good crowd. Dont mistake this Downtown Matias with the other 2 Downtown Matias this is the corner bar one. By far the best of the Irish bars or at least as Irish as ur gonna get in Buenos Aires. On Sundays its my favorite evening spot to tip a few cervesas, listen to some cool tunes and chat with the...

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  • Guapo Loco

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    For some reason..........another mexican place. And also............another small mexican place, but gets busy and has a good crowd. For if you want to go out to somewhere that you haven't yet been, it Tuesday night and you're not quite up for the big night out or club scene. Plus you can grab yourself some dinner while you're at it.

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  • Big One / Palacio Alsina

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    Big one was formerly one of Buenos Aires' many theatres. But it seems these guys did the right thing and made it into an exceptionally good club, with great DJ's and amazing lights. Big one is huge, and it's 4 stories high. It's the place to be when being in Buenos Aires, so don't miss it. One thing: on Fridays and Sundays it's called Palacio, and...

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  • Zero Zero

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    When the cab dropped us off in front, I was a little bit worried about where we were. It's seemed to be in the middle of nowhere and I finally notice a 00 in the distance. The atmosphere inside was very trendy. The tables and benches to hang out at and have drinks were kind of low to the ground and had small candles all around. There were lights...

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  • La Cigale

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    "Now you will have a story to tell" The kind words from the manager after I complained that the change I was given in this establishment was counterfeited. My advice to you fellow travelers is to avoid this place. But if you happen to go, better takes coins with you to pay for your drinks as the false notes they are given are not only the 50s,but...

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  • Feira do Nordeste

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    This is the place where you can see everything you would expect to see in Brazil, a Brazil made for brazilians and a Brazil made by brazilians....THIS IS WHAT I COULD CONSIDER A REAL BRAZIL because people from every State of the country gets together over there. All ages, no matter if you are young or old...all you like doing is having fun, and...

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  • The Temple Bar

    Buenos Aires Nightlife

    It s a bar I like a lot, I usually go to the one in Microcentro, but they've opened this one recentely. I haven't been to this one yet, It's openes fron mon to Fri from 10 am and saturdays and f¿holidays from 9 pm. Sundays is closed Es un bar que me gusta mucho, suelo ir al de microcentro, pero hace poco abrio esta sucursal. Aun no he...

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  • Centro Cultural Carioca

    Rio de Janeiro Nightlife

    Thank you - I bought some! :-) Just wanted to share with fellow travelers out there that couples dancing here is a big deal. It's where friends get together for socializing and having fun. The gafieiras are dance halls (saloons) where people come either on their lunch hour or at night to dance samba, salsa, lindy hop etc. I found a really good...

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