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Rocinha Lucky Tour

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Rocinha Lucky Tour

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A Unique Experience Join me on a unforgettable trip around the largest Favela in Brazil. Through alleys and streets, see and learn about our history and social culture, all while going through unique places you can't find anywhere else in the world! Dangerous? Not quite! Despite the claims of the Media and people who never actually visited us, the Rocinha Favela is one of the safest place in all Rio. Specially during local tour schedules! Have a 100% safe walk on a living urban history site with a local guide that is there to both accompany and take care of you. What makes Lucky Tour different? The biggest difference between Lucky and other general Tour Agencies, it's that the your trip is made with a local guide, born and raised inside the Favela, that takes you through places that most Guides won't, mostly out of fear or they don't know the Labyrinth that Rocinha can be. You can't leave Rio without visiting us! Everyone is equal in our place!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.41
$15.51
$3.10 savings
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$12.41
$15.51
$3.10 savings

Rio de Janeiro Combo Tour: Santa Teresa, Corcovado, Christ & Copacabana

Rio de Janeiro Combo Tour: Santa Teresa, Corcovado, Christ & Copacabana

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Visit Corcovado Mountain, the bohemian enclave of Santa Teresa on this full-day guided sightseeing tour of Rio de Janeiro. Get to see some of the many faces of Rio and learn what life is like for some of the city's residents. Walk through Santa Teresa, one of Rio's oldest neighborhoods, enjoy sprawling views of Rio and the Christ the Redeemer statue from the top of Corcovado. This small-group tour, led by a knowledgeable local guide, is limited to twelve participants.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$156.05
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$156.05
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Hiking in Little Africa

Hiking in Little Africa

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In this tour you will get to know some of the places of the city of Rio de Janeiro called "Little Africa" by artist and sambista Heitor dos Prazeres in the early twentieth century. These sites are part of the historical and archaeological circuit of celebration and awareness of the African heritage of blacks in Brazil.  "Little Africa" has come to identify a significant part of the city's waterfront, where African presence and black cultural heritage have forever marked the history, not just of Rio de Janeiro but throughout Brazil.  Often blacks from all over the country were welcomed there, usually by "Aunt Ciata" who was a very important figure for this whole historical process. It is through this walk through "Little Africa" you will also get to know the Cultural Center "Tia Ciata", Museum of New Blacks, Cais do Valongo, hanging garden and we will finish in Pedra do Sal where besides the historical collection also has great bars and restaurants of typical Afro-Brazilian foods.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.64
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$25.64

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Rio de Janeiro Little Africa Walking Tour - World Heritage Site

Rio de Janeiro Little Africa Walking Tour - World Heritage Site

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This tour is special because Little Africa is situated in a region where the African presence has left a living heritage, which perpetuates and is renewed to this day. It expresses, therefore, struggle and resistance. Brazil was the destination of at least 40% of all Africans who arrived as captives in the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. Out of these, about 60% entered through Rio de Janeiro's port, almost a quarter of all Africans enslaved in the Americas. The city of Rio de Janeiro can be considered the largest port of slavery in the history of mankind. The history and impacts of slavery trade lined up Brazil’s colonial heritage and contribute to dynamics and exclusions socioeconomic conditions that permeate the whole Brazil society till nowadays. Fortunately, it also resulted in the creation of vibrant Brazilian culture, multivocal and multifaceted, rich in cultural matrices, colors, and flavors.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.03
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$27.03
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Football Match in Rio de Janeiro!

Football Match in Rio de Janeiro!

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I'm in love with football. I went to the stadium for the first time at the age of 5 and never stopped being present. I celebrated championships, cried for losses and victories, watched some of the greatest players in Brazil and in the world. I made great friends who cheer for my team and also for the opposing team, after all, sport is Peace. At Maracanã I watched strangers embrace as relatives celebrating a goal at the last minute and witnessed parents celebrating the first championship along with their young son. I invite you to see all this with me, with security and structure. "Let's go" ?
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  • 2 to 8 hours
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$15.00
Price varies by group size
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$15.00
Price varies by group size

4-hour Rio Downtown Sites & Bites Small Group Tour

4-hour Rio Downtown Sites & Bites Small Group Tour

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Explore the historic and contemporary neighborhoods of downtown Rio de Janeiro on this food and history walking tour. Travel by subway and the new electric tram as you discover iconic areas such as Copacabana and the Olympic Boulevard, built for the 2016 Olympic games. Sample local delicacies on route as you listen to fascinating commentary from your guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.79
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$61.79
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Rio Walking & Historical Tour

Rio Walking & Historical Tour

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Visit Rio's highlights and landmarks on foot during a small-group sightseeing tour. Ride the subway downtown and follow your 'carioca' (Rio native) guide on a walk that includes Rio's most important historical and cultural sites. Visit National Museum of Fine Arts, Theatro Municipal, the Monastery Church of Santo Antônio, Ordem Terceira de São Francisco da Penitência and several other important landmarks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.50
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$34.50
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Made In Rio - Unique Local Art and Products Shopping Tour

Made In Rio - Unique Local Art and Products Shopping Tour

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Rio de Janeiro can be a treasure trove for shoppers, but it’s all to easy to get lost if you don’t know where you’re going in the maze-like city. You’ll be in good hands (and have the chance to give back to the local community) on this shop hop to Rio’s hidden local street markets, shops, galleries, and workshops that would be difficult to find on your own.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.32
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$51.32
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Historical Highlights of Rio de Janeiro

Historical Highlights of Rio de Janeiro

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Delve deeper into the history of Rio de Janeiro during a a tour that focuses on the heritage of the Marvelous City. While you receive the undivided attention of a private guide, you’ll look past the beaches and bars in order to discover a different side of Rio.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.44
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$32.44
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Ipanema Hippie Fair Guided Tour with Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Ipanema Hippie Fair Guided Tour with Hotel pick-up and drop-off

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Explore the Feira Hippie de Ipanema, a longstanding fair and farmers market in Ipanema, during this tour in Rio. Stroll through the more than 700 stalls containing locally made jewelry, contemporary art and Brazilian folk crafts. Stop by one of the food stalls to try an acarajé; a croquette, fried in palm oil and filled with spicy shrimp. Practice your bargaining skills with the vendors and engage in friendly conversation with the locals who have flocked to this fair every Sunday since its inception in 1968. Round-trip transportation from central Rio hotels is included.
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  • 3 to 4 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.00
Price varies by group size
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$48.00
Price varies by group size
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Rio Historic Center Walking Tour with Typical Brazilian Lunch

Rio Historic Center Walking Tour with Typical Brazilian Lunch

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This stroll will give you an excellent overview of the Historic Center of Rio, which combines Baroque churches, colonial buildings and modern buildings as it is also the business center of Rio. The visit is made on foot at your own pace and ends with a lunch on Cinelandia square included in the service.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.11
Price varies by group size
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$110.11
Price varies by group size
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Favela Tour

Favela Tour

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An opportunity to be closer to the carioca people in their daily lives. You will for a moment participate in your experiences, customs and routine passing through the streets, alleys and contemplate one of the most beautiful views in Brazil.  And from there came all Brazilian culture, because but slums came Capoeira; Samba; Brazilian funk; Axé music; Typical foods; slang ... In Rocinha you can also have contact with a good northeastern cultural part, because 80% of the residents there are migrants or descendants of people from the northeast of the country. Even though it is located between two traditional neighborhoods in the south of Rio de Jaineiro, the community is part of the Tijuca forest.  Come have this unique experience with a local Guide and in the largest favela in Brazil.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.67
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$23.67

Full and Private River Tour / The Whole Rio Private Tour

Full and Private River Tour / The Whole Rio Private Tour

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The most complete private tour of TripAdvisor and Viator! Come experience what Rio has for unforgettable in this personalized and customizable tour of 9 hours! Come and visit the most impressive sights of Rio, and its unique monuments, such as: Cristo Redentor, Monastery of São Bento, Sugar Loaf and its most famous attractions. This personalized VIP tour with guide driver offers the best of Rio and can be adapted to the desire and will of the passenger. The only excursion that includes boarding at any hotel in Rio, ports and free transfer from the national or international airport at the beginning and / or end of the tour. Depending on the length of time spent visiting a particular attraction, waiting times in queues for access, the tour may have the script adjusted. The duration of the excursion is 8 hours + 1 hour of lunch or rest.
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  • 9 hours
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$387.03
per group
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$387.03
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Walking Tour: Carioca Culture, Samba & Little Africa

Walking Tour: Carioca Culture, Samba & Little Africa

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A walk telling the Little-Known Story of Little Africa on the Rio de Janeiro Port Zone. Little Africa is the historic home of the Afro-Brazilian community in the Rio de Janeiro Port Region. The region became known as Little Africa after the slave trade became illegal in Brazil in 1831 (though abolition of slavery only happened 50 years later). An area little explored but extremely important in Rio's culture.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.59
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$29.59

Rio Street Art Tour

Rio Street Art Tour

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A unique way to get to know the urban artistic life of the city, opportunity to get to know another Rio de Janeiro through Copacabana beaches. Also know the architecture and transformation of the former capital of the country, understand how the life style of Carioca was born. A simple way to integrate the city without feeling tourist and a simple lover of the arts. Each area of the city has a different culture and the center of the city is where all cultures meet.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.59
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$29.59

Private Tour - Historic Rio Walk - For 1-6 PAX - Downtown on foot

Private Tour - Historic Rio Walk - For 1-6 PAX - Downtown on foot

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The walking tour through the city center passes through the main historical points of the city of Rio de Janeiro. This tour works well on weekdays. Our meeting is in Cinelândia, we pass through Largo da Carioca, Santo Antônio Complex, Tiradentes Square, Portuguese Reading Office, Colombo Confectionery, XV Square, CCBB, Candelária Church, São Bento Monastery and we finish at Praça Mauá, Tomorrow, tourists can visit if they want. This is a walk of approximately 5 km, which we do at your own pace, stopping whenever you find it interesting or necessary.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$162.17
per group
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$162.17
per group

Samba Lessons at a Carnival School

Samba Lessons at a Carnival School

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Highlights: - See a Carnaval rehearsal at the first samba school in Rio de Janeiro ( founded 1928 ) - Understand about its different components of a Carnival Samba School such as the master of drums, dancers, and flag bearer - Know what Carnival is all about and it's history - Receive a mini lesson of the basic steps of Carnival Samba - Admissions ticket included This is a public cultural night tour, so you will have the opportunity to get to know other fun travellers and locals. Available every Friday until Carnival. We will meet at the steps/entrance to the church Nossa Senhora da Paz (or Parish Our Lady of Peace) in Ipanema, that is right in front of exit A (Joana Angélica) of the Subway station with the same name Nossa Senhora da Paz (the subway ticket to the Samba School is included). There is no Subway after midnight, so we will leave the samba school by taxi or Uber at an additional charge. We can try to ride share. Uber to Copacabana/Ipanema is about 25 Brazilian Reais.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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$49.00

Passeios turísticos pela cidade do Rio, excursões no Estado e trilhas

Passeios turísticos pela cidade do Rio, excursões no Estado e trilhas

Tour na maior favela do Brasil, com guia de turismo nascido e criado no local. Ofereço autenticidade e fluência em inglês e espanhol. Afim de mostrar uma realidade um pouco diferente da opinião pública.
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  • 2 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.19
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$22.19

Cachaça Making and Tasting

Cachaça Making and Tasting

We will start in Cinelândia, the main symbol of the Belle Epoque, we will see the last Cinema (Odeon) and the last Theater (Riachuelo) of this period. We will continue to Selarón Steps, one of the most visited tourist spots in the city, passing through the famous Lapa Arches. After that, we will enter Fundição Progresso, a former factory from the 19th century, today one of the main live music nightclubs in Lapa, where we will visit a Cultural Center with some beautiful photos of the old Rio and an amazing viewpoint. After this, we will go through some of Lapa's most traditional bars and follow ahead straight to the Cachaça Social Club where we will going to learn how to make Cachaça and 3 tastings will be offered: sugar cane as fruit, as juice and ready-to-drink craft cachaça. To finish our experience, we will hold a Caipirinha Workshop - the classical Brazilian drink - We will taste the drinks made by ourselves and an amazing dish of manioc chips. To Make, taste and have a lot of fun!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.84
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$37.84

Rio Like a Local

Rio Like a Local

Escape the tourist path with this locals’ tour of Rio de Janeiro. Your carioca guide will share insider knowledge of the city as you explore on foot and by public transport. See Copacabana, the Municipal Teather, Selaron steps and other major sites through the eyes of a local, as your guide points out hidden cafés, rare specialist shops, and little-known architectural details.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$86.00
Price varies by group size
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$86.00
Price varies by group size

Football Matches in Rio de Janeiro - Experience as a local!

Football Matches in Rio de Janeiro - Experience as a local!

Sunny days, flip-flops, cold beer and football. It can't get any better than that! Attend a soccer match in Rio during your stay. With the Homefans Local guide, join the thousands of enthusiastic fans at one of the city's stadiums to cheer on a local team. Learn the local cheers and fight songs and get informative commentary from your guide on the history and traditions of 'futbol' in Rio. This experience includes a general admission ticket, Homefans guide and subway ticket - Do as the locals do and attend a Brazilian football match - Watch as the top teams in Rio: Flamengo, Fluminense and Vasco da Gama - Attend an amazing pre-match experience with local fans
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  • 4 hours
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$123.31
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$123.31

Trail of the telegraph and deserted beaches

Trail of the telegraph and deserted beaches

A fun excursion, where people enjoyed the incredible nature and the. Hours guided by a person impassioned by Rio de Janeiro.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.60
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$34.60

Walking tour of the bohemian neighborhoods of Santa Teresa and Lapa + tram

Walking tour of the bohemian neighborhoods of Santa Teresa and Lapa + tram

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This walk will allow you to discover the bohemian district of Santa Teresa by accessing it by the famous yellow tram, then wandering at your own pace before reaching Lapa by the famous colorful staircase of Selaron then ending your visit with Cinelandia square.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$61.18
Price varies by group size
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$61.18
Price varies by group size
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Centro Historico and Lapa - Santa Teresa Walking, Historical and Bohemian Tour

Centro Historico and Lapa - Santa Teresa Walking, Historical and Bohemian Tour

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This walking tour will allow you to have an excellent overview of Rio by browsing its Historical Center which combines Baroque churches, colonial buildings and modern buildings because it is also the business center of Rio as well as the neighborhood bohemian Santa Teresa by accessing it by the famous yellow tram and then wandering around at your own pace.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.35
Price varies by group size
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$122.35
Price varies by group size
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