Historical Rio Walking Tour  
Tour Price per person USD 65.00
Deposit per person USD 25.00

Our system only allows for you to book your tour with 24 hours of anticipation. If you need to schedule your tour with less than 24 hours in advance, please contact us at: (carioca@cariocatropical.com

Take the subway and 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, emerging 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 visit the Confeitaria Colombo, built in 1894 in Art- Nuveaux, 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 and Candelaria Church. Then, you'll head back to the meeting point by subway.

Tour Features

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays - in the morning
Duration: Approximately 3 hours
Inclusion: 

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour

Exclusion: 

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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

Additional info: 

  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved

USD 65.00  per person
Infant with ID (0-5 ) Free
Deposit per person USD 25.00 (not refundable)
Please pay remaining amount to your tour guide on the day of your tour in cash,in American Dollars or equivalent in our currency called Reais.

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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
carioca@cariocatropical.com