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Historical Downtown and Lapa - Walking Tour provided by Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour

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Historical Downtown and Lapa - Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 16/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Praça Floriano, 1
    Praça Floriano, 1 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20031-050, Brazil
    IN FRONT THEATRO MUNICIPAL - CINELANDIA SQUARE
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  • Pass by
    Modern Art Museum
  • 1
    Aterro Do Flamengo
    Stop: 25 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Monumento Nacional aos Mortos da Segunda Guerra Mundial
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Memorial Municipal Getulio Vargas
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Imperial Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceicao
    Museu da Republica
  • You'll end at
    Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Candelária
    Praça Pio X, s/n - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20040-020, Brazil
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Important Information
Departure Point
Praça Floriano, 1 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20031-050, Brazil
Duration
3h
Return Details
Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Candelária, Praça Pio X, s/n - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20040-020, Brazil
Inclusions
  • All activities
  • Entry/Admission - Aterro Do Flamengo
  • Entry/Admission - Monumento Nacional aos Mortos da Segunda Guerra Mundial
  • Entry/Admission - Memorial Municipal Getulio Vargas
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
17Reviews
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mialinge wrote a review Feb 2020
Lund, Sweden4 contributions1 helpful vote
Did the historical walking tour with Rio by foot. Our guide Rafael did this “history class” very interesting and fun, he had a lot of energy and seemed to like his job. The tour is great to see and learn more about Rio than just Copacabana and Christ the Redeemer ;)
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Ahmed T wrote a review Feb 2020
Cuenca, Ecuador11 contributions
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So much information with a great guide , the tour in the central historical of the city and you will knew almost all the Brazilian history
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Maxine wrote a review Nov 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom17 contributions8 helpful votes
We went on the free walking tour today and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Our tour guide was Rafael, he was really good. His historical knowledge was excellent, we found it very interesting and informative and much better to sightsee with knowledge. He made us feel safe and was
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Ayman e wrote a review Oct 2019
Cairo Governorate, Egypt7 contributions
It’s very well known, that if you want to know any city you have to walk down in its streets and leave your car aside And the second Important advice is to find e local professional tourist guide.... In fact, we have been so lucky because we visiting the wonderful city of Rio
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Responded 21 Oct 2019
We are very happy with your evaluation, thank you.
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jazfrench wrote a review Oct 2019
Andover, United Kingdom39 contributions32 helpful votes
We had a really lovely guide called Rafael, who showed us all the main attractions and gave us a debrief of the history of the city. He showed us various original structures including the library, theatre, an old bakery, several churches, and the steps. After the tour, we
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Odyssey68311060492
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Great way to see parts of Rio and gain some historical perspective
An easy relaxed tour with a knowledgeable tour guide who basically takes your group around while providing the back
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jimenezalejandro1995
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Good alternative to know a little bit of Brazilian culture
This was a really good experience. The walk through the city centre, getting to know the history of the city and so
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HerveMichel1960
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Very nice tour !
Our guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. We were part of a small group, and we saw a lot during the three
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Lidia_Acherfouche
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Rio with heraclito
It was just amazing to discover lappa and saw it with a new eye, many thanks to heraclito, the best guide in Rio Ho
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MarcoFernandez1962
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Interesting
The information given was very interesting and helpful. The places we visited were very nice and full of informatio
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Gustavo P
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Must-do!
Amazing tours to have a better grasp of such a fantastic city! It goes above and beyond! I highly recommend walking
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nataliialysach
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Great experience!
I really enjoy walking tour. We visit main tourist places, shops, and hear some local interesting stories about the
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Angela Z
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nice tour and guidance
The tour was interesting and guide was knowledgeable and helpful ! Rio is beautiful and the tour is definitely wort
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Ron O
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Great way to take in Rio!
Learned a lot about Rio's history. Saw some of the "must see" sights. Guide was great - gave us ideas on where to
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Johan V
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Great experience
Rio by foot you just have to do, no better guides than this organization that works with super enthusiastic people
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FrontRoow
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DT Rio Walking Tour
Met up with Kiko for morning English speaking tour with about 20 other people. Kiko is very knowledgeable, spoke l
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jackieball8
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Historic Walking Tour
Fantastic walking tour of Rio's historic centre and Lapa wih Lola. Very clued up on Rio with a great personality,
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neverkissajellyfish
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Amazing
We did the tour with Kiko. It was very informative. You could feel that the guide really likes his job and likes to
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Traveller65536
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Great introduction to central Rio
Great walking tour showing you the main highlights in central Rio alongside commentary about life in the city and i
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Kent L
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Very good but
Very good tour and the guide tried to tell stories of different buildings and places. Since the weather is hot, bet
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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