Lonely Planet Writer

Free walking tours offered in Rio for 450th anniversary

Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro. Image by Ramon Llorensi / CC BY 2.0

For the city’s 450th anniversary, Rio de Janeiro’s Riotour tourism agency is offering six free guided walking tours that highlight the city’s attractions. The tours are offered from Tuesday to Sunday until March 1st and explore Morro da Urca hill, the Tijuca National Park, the Horto waterfalls, the historical Centro, the Port Zone and to the churches of Centro. Read more: riotimesonline.com