What's the Best Sambadrome Sector for Your Rio Carnival Experience?
Learn All You Need to Know About the Different Types of Sectors at Rio Carnival Sambadrome Before Choosing Yours.
There are plenty of Ticket Options and Sectors at the Sambadrome. But what suits you best? Learn about them before you choose your ticket.
There are a number of different sectors, and different kinds of seats are available in certain sectors. You may want to do some research ahead of time to make sure that you end up with the kind of seat that you want. Some are going to get you closer to the action and some will be provide great aereal views. It all depends on your personal tastes.
Sectors 2 to 9 of the Sambadrome
Sectors 2 to 8 house the Grandstands, which are the cheapest but also offer a wonderful aerial view. Sambadrome Sector 6 has the judges’ stand and naturally this is where the most excellent Samba dance presentations take place.
Tourists chiefly occupy Sector 9 as it has numbered seating. Sectors with large numbers of Cariocas are very vivacious zones. But if you prefer to see the parade without being disturbed, be at the correct place.
Sector 10 has the least expensive of the open boxes and you can watch the parade from start to finish. It is mainly filled with the local populace. Sambadrome Sector 11 tickets are difficult to procure as they are mostly booked for large groups of tourists by the cruise lines.
Both Sectors 10 and 11 are near the drummers, and provide some splendid rhythms to dance to. Sectors 12 and 13 are as good as open boxes relative to the vista and ease offered. They have the largest number of allocated seating and it’s laid out like an open air theatre.