Historical Rio Walking Tour  
Tour Price per person USD 44.99
Deposit per person USD 25.00

We require booking a tour with at least 24 hours in advance. If you need to book your tour within 24 hours, please contact us at: (carioca@cariocatropical.com

Enjoy a guided walking tour in downtown Rio. Many cariocas still refer to downtown as “the City”, as if it were a city apart, so busy, profuse and attractive. Rich in history and buildings of great architectural appeal, the center of the former capital of the country is best absorbed in the details when you walk through it.


You will be taken by subway to downtown, stopping at Cinelândia StationCinelândia of Rio´s 1900s, with its relics of the French architectural influence such as the National Museum of Fine ArtsTheatro Municipal – the city´s Opera House, the National LibraryPedro Ernesto Palace (City Hall), the Cultural Center of the Federal Court. On the way to Carioca square you'll see the Naval Club, the Monastery Church of Santo Antônio and the Ordem Terceira de São Francisco da Penitência, a true cultural richness of the Brazilian colonial architecture (1622).


You'll also see Tiradentes Palace (State Hall), Praça XV including the Imperial Palace (the first residence of the Portuguese Royal Family), the statue of General OsórioMestre Valentim's Fountain. Through the Teles Arch you'll reach the cobble-stoned Travessa do Comercio and the former residence of Carmen Miranda, the Church of Our Lady of the Merchants, the Post Office Cultural CenterFrance-Brazil HouseBank of Brasil Cultural Center, Candelaria Church and The Olympic Torch. Finishing our morning tour with a visit to the Confeitaria Colombo, built in 1894 in Art-Nouveau.


Then, you'll head back to the meeting point by subway.


Tour Features

Tour availability: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - in the morning
Duration: Approximately 3 hours

● Entrance fees

● Bilingual licensed guide

● Small-group tour

● Walking tour


● Food and drinks

● Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting location:

9:00 am by the entrance of the Copacabana Palace Hotel, located at Avenida Atlantica, 1702 - Copacabana

Additional info: 

● A moderate amount of walking is involved


US $44.99 per person

Infant with ID (0-5 on the lap) Free

* Deposit required of US $25.00 per person (not refundable).

Please pay the remaining amount in cash (American Dollars or equivalent in Brazilian currency, Reais), to your tour guide on the day of your tour.

Carioca Tropical - Tour Operator
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 - Bloco A - apto 501  CEP: 22031-071 - Copacabana - Rio Janeiro- RJ - Brasil
Tel.: RJ - +55 (21) 2547-6327 - +55 (21) 2256-6273
Cel.: 55 21 98619-0708