Rio City Center - Culture and History


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Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, City


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



Spanish (conversational), Portuguese (fluent), English (fluent)

A Day Walking tour in Rio

Explore Brazilian history, culture, architecture, arts, doing a walking tour with a local. You'll find more treasures than ever thought before. From colonial times, to modern art, Downtown Rio concentrates most of the country's history. We'll explore historic sites but also possible to visit the most popular market of the city: the Sahara. Have a coffee/tea at the very traditional tea house: Colombo. Or at some of the new coffee places with incredible views in the new port area. And much more.


This is perhaps the most variable tour I got. So before deciding on what direction to take I inquire a few things!

As an example a tour through out the old Rio will necessarily be visiting Sao Bento monastery (Benedict), museum of Tomorrow (outside) and the world's largest mural designed for the 2016 games.
Depending on how much walking is possible, we extend the visit to Santa Tereza, a charming and hilly neighborhood of the old Rio.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: meeting at hotel lobby. If visitors are renting an apartment we'll check the closest hotel for the meeting point.

End location: drop off at the meeting point or other place defined by the traveller.

Duration: 6 hours

Duration listed is just an idea. This tour can take from 4 to 8 hours depending on the customer's interests.


this is partially walking tour, public transportation (bus or metro) may be used when needed.

What’s Included

Guide's entrance fees are included.
Traveler fees, meals, drinks and souvenirs are not included

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Real - There is not a real need of cash on this day. If museums are visited some of them charge a small fee but I always have enough to take care of this if needed.

What’s Extra

Entrance fees, meals and transportation tickets

A Recent Review of this tour

Leticia it was a pleasure to take the tour of city with you, if anything we were completely unprepared & you made the experience so enjoyable. I thoroughly encourage anyone to join her on a tour. Thank you so much.. Steve, Rachel, Elaine & Simon...
Steve Colesell

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