Olympic Boulevard and Museum of Tomorrow Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Brazil

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If you want to relax in the morning and have a very interesting afternoon you can take the subway and meet us for our afternoon walking tour through the Olympic Boulevard, Sea Port area and visit the Museum of Tomorrow.But if you are full of energy and want to have a very pleasant day please check our complete walking tour called "Rio Walking Tour - City Center plus Olympic Boulevard and Museum of Tomorrow"
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Largo da Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroOur afternoon tour will start with a meeting at “Relogio da Carioca”, an antique iron tower clock, located right at the exit of the Carioca Subway station, more specifically in the Carioca Square, of the busiest areas of downtown Rio, with a Metro station and lots of shopping aroundDuration: 15 minutesStop At: VLT Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroYou will take the LRV (Light Rail Vehicle) and head to the Olympic Boulevard, where you will have a historical and cultural tour through the Sea Port Area.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Boulevard Olimpico, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroThe region called Porto Maravilha (Wonder Port) started to be revitalized in 2010 and has now a variety of interesting buildings and museums. You will take a good walk passing the Olympic Boulevard, throughThe GaleRio Porto Maravilha (Wonder Port GaleRio), a sequence of panels that make up an artistic pathway with walls that have been painted by 20 artists and the famous street art mural, called Etnias, painted by Eduardo Kobra.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Painel Etnias, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroOne of the most important sights of Rio de Janeiro, it was inspired by the Olympic books that represent the 5 continents and was named "Ethnic". The art is signed by Eduardo Kobra, who has more works from 20 countries, such as England, France, the United States, Russia, Greece, Italy, Sweden and Poland.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Museum of Tomorrow, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroRight after we will head to the Museum of Tomorrow, a science museum in the city, right across MAR. It was designed by Spanish neofuturistic architect Santiago Calatrava, and built next to the waterfront at Pier Maua. This intricate yet captivating museum mixes science with an innovative design to focus on sustainable cities and an ecological world. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroAlso you will have a chance to visit the MAR, the Rio Art Museum, installed at Praça Mauá, in two buildings with heterogeneous and interconnected profiles: The Dom João VI Mansion, listed and eclectic, and the neighboring building, which has a modernist style and was originally a bus terminal. You can get a nice view of the Museum of Tomorrow from MAR’s rooftopDuration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Bilingual licensed guide
  • Entry/Admission - VLT Carioca
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of Tomorrow
  • Entry/Admission - Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR

What’s not included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • All other entry tickets