Laranjeiras is a residential neighborhood in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro , with the neighboring districts Santa Teresa , Cosme Velho, Catete , Flamengo and Botafogo . It is a bucolic neighborhood with old squares, such as San Salvador Square, where bars, restaurants and characteristic events , such as choro concerts that take place every Sunday.

In the neighborhood they are also located buildings and historic buildings , such as Guanabara Palace, the state government headquarters ; Guinle Park; Boticario ; among others. In addition to the Flamengo Park that borders the beach of the same name.