Rio de Janeiro: Downtown Walking Tour

Rio de Janeiro: Downtown Walking Tour

From $24.14 per person

Take a 4-hour walking tour in downtown Rio de Janeiro. Learn about Brazilian history and culture by visiting the historic center of Rio.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, Spanish, English, Italian, French, German

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of Brazil and Rio de Janeiro
  • Marvel at the contrast between modern and traditional architecture
  • See the highlights of Downtown Rio de Janeiro
Full description
Depart from the meeting point and take the subway to Downtown Rio de Janeiro. The historic center of Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by centuries-old roads and buildings that show important periods in Brazilian history, from the time of the monarchy up to Brazil becoming a republic. Delve into 500 years of Brazilian history with a visit to the XV de Novembro Square. Admire the architecture of ALERJ building, Paço Imperial, and do Carmo Convent. Walk past the dos Teles Arch and see its winding alleyways. Follow your tour guide to Candelária Church and learn about its importance to the city. Then, discover hidden treasures in the architecture of the Brazil Bank Cultural Center, or as locals call "CCBB". Admire the contrast between old and modern by walking down the street to Cinelandia Square. Explore political and cultural buildings in the area, such as Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro, National Library of Brazil, National Museum of Fine Arts, and City Council of Rio de Janeiro. Revel at the architecture of Colombo's Bakery, one of the main landmarks of the city's, and have a snack. Finish your tour at a subway station in Downtown Rio, and choose to return to your hotel or continue exploring the region on your own.
Includes
  • Multilingual Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Subway ticket (BRL 9 roundtrip per person)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    • Contact us if you need instructions about how to get to the meeting point. • Arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts. • Tour guide will call you by your name at the meeting point.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

    Not allowed

    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • This tour will take place rain or shine
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