Historical Rio Walking Tour
USD $49.5 per person
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.
No Age Restriction
AvailabilityMondays through Fridays
DepartureDeparture at 9AM from Copacabana Palace Hotel
Dress CodeCasual and comfortable clothing and shoes. Don’t forget the sunglasses and sunscreen.
IncludedBilingual Licensed GuideEntrance FeesSmall Group TourWalking Tour
Not IncludedHotel Pick-Up and Drop-OffLunch and Drinks
Important Info<ul> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">A moderate amount of walking is involved</span></li> <li>Minimum of 2 people is required per booking</li> </ul>
Payment<ul> <li>Price per person:</li> <li><b>Adult - 12 years and up - US $49.50 per person </b></li> <li><b>Child - 5 to 11 years - US $34.50 per person </b></li> <li><b>Infant with ID - 0 to 4 years - Free of charge </b></li> <li>For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the date of the tour</li> </ul>
You will meet our tour guide at the entrance of the Copacabana Palace and you will be taken by subway to downtown, stopping at Cinelândia Station, from 1900s, with its relics of the French architectural influence such as the National Museum of Fine Arts, Theatro Municipal – the city´s Opera House, the National Library, Pedro 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 Osório, Mestre 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 Center, France-Brazil House, Bank 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.