Free and amazing art
Why locals love it
CCBB it's a reference for art and culture in Rio. Everybody goes there to check the exhibitions and have a great time. It's definitely a meeting point for art lovers, alternative people, and students. And the most amazing: all the exhibitions are free! Just the theaters are paid, but is still very cheap comparing to normal theaters.
Why you should visit it
CCBB is one of the 100 most visited museums in the world. The building is beautiful by itself, it's a restored neoclassical building and it's huge. The CCBB houses three theaters, bookstore, cafe, tea salon, cinema and several exhibition halls. All the best exhibitions in town passed here, as Dalí, Infinite Obsession and Cai-Guo-Qiang.
Go in the morning or the afternoon on weekdays to avoid crowded queues and exhibitions.