Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour

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Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour information and booking

from
$57
Duration
4 hours
Departs from
Pickup is available from most major hotels in the zones Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana or the cruise ship port
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at approximately 6:00pm
Time of departure
1:00pm
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Tour description provided by Viator

Take an afternoon sightseeing tour of Old Rio on foot, and get a feeling for the legends and history woven around the narrow streets and superb baroque buildings of downtown Rio de Janeiro. While you walk, your knowledgeable and entertaining guide will bring the city and its stories alive.

You'll gain unforgettable insights into Rio and its history on this four-hour afternoon walking tour, visiting the following highlights:

  • Sao Bento Monastery, dripping with gilt carvings and paintings
  • Nossa Senhora de Candelaria, Rio's most impressive church
  • Praca XV de Novembro, the square where many important events in Rio de Janeiro's history took place, such as the coronation of Brazil's emperors
  • Imperial Palace, built in the style of a Portuguese manor house for Brazil's rulers

The walk continues down Uruguaiana Street to Carioca Square and the Metropolitan Cathedral, where your afternoon walking tour of Old Rio's historic sites concludes. This afternoon walking tour takes you behind the scenes of Rio's famous sights, leaving you with time in the day free to explore Rio on your own.

What's included

  • Walking tour of rio de janeiro
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks