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Rio de Janeiro: City Highlights with Electric Scooter

1. Rio de Janeiro: City Highlights with Electric Scooter

Experience an exhilarating and memorable tour via an electric scooter of the highlights in Rio de Janeiro. Your guide will offer you instructions if you are a newcomer, ensuring that you and your group are safe throughout the whole trip. This tour is a sustainable way to meet people and witness the highlights of the city. Have plenty of opportunities to appreciate nature and acquaint yourself with the city. Flamengo, Rio Historical Center and Olympic Boulevard: Your route will take you from Flamengo Park through the Rio historical center, Olympic Boulevard, and Mauá Square Downtown. Highlights of your experience include Flamengo Park, MAM (the Modern Art Museum), Cinelândia Square, the Municipal Theater, the National Library, the Candelária Church, LAPA, and the Selaron Stairs. You will also see the Metropolitan Cathedral, Olympic Boulevard (Olympic Pyre), the Tomorrow Museum, and the Ethnicities Mural in the port zone.

Rio de Janeiro: Downtown City Tour and Samba School Visit

2. Rio de Janeiro: Downtown City Tour and Samba School Visit

Get picked up from your hotel and go on a journey through the historic center of Rio de Janeiro.  The long history of this city makes it almost an open-air museum. The unusual mixture of nearly five centuries of kings, emperors, slaves, artists, clerics, pompous buildings and major libraries can be seen in several corners of Rio de Janeiro.  Explore the most important sights and monuments of the city. See XV Square, which was the main place for arrivals in Rio during the time of the Empire. Admire the many historical buildings there.  Visit the Olympic Boulevard in the seaport region, which has been completely revitalized for the 2016 Olympic Games. Marvel at the world-famous Ethnicities Mural made by the Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra.  Pass by Maracanã, one of the biggest soccer stadiums in Brazil. See the Candelária Church, an important Roman Catholic church in Rio de Janeiro. Go and see also the Lapa Aqueduct and the famous Seláron Stairs, which received tiles from all over the world to compose its art. At the end of the tour head to Samba City and get a glimpse of the backstage area of the Carnival in Rio: the handmade costumes, the floats that cross the avenue on wheels, and other details of this beautiful and iconic party.

Rio: Museum of Tomorrow, Yup Star & Olympic Boulevard

3. Rio: Museum of Tomorrow, Yup Star & Olympic Boulevard

Be enchanted by the colors of the Rio sky as you ride 2 of the main attractions of Olympic Boulevard: the Museum of Tomorrow and the Yup Star Ferris wheel. Discover the port area of Rio and admire Rio de Janeiro 88 meters high. Start your tour by going to Boulevard Olímpico or Porto Maravilha, the city's port area that has been completely revitalized and where the newest tourist attractions in Rio de Janeiro are located. Visit the Museum of Tomorrow, a modern and technological applied science museum dedicated to exploring and questioning all the possibilities for building the future of the planet and humanity. Observe and take photos in front of the unusual and futuristic architecture from one of the most visited museums in Brazil. Inside the Museum of Tomorrow, you'll learn about opportunities and challenges that humanity will have to face in the coming decades. Then, take a short break for photos at the Kobra Mural, one of the largest graffiti murals in the world, created by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra. Observe five ethnic groups depicted realistically on a colorful background with geometric shapes. End the tour by visiting Yup Star, the Ferris wheel with the best panoramic view in Rio de Janeiro. Get a 360-degree view of Rio de Janeiro's most famous sights, including Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain.

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4.7 / 5

based on 14 reviews

The electric scooter ride in the center of Rio was really great, it's a different ride from the classic car rides. The guide was also great, I recommend