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Walking#Follow a local guide on an eye-opening stroll through a historic city, rural community, or traditional village.
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Secrets of Old Rio - Local Style

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Starting from $69 USD / Adult
Walk through Rio like a local on this guided stroll past the city’s historic landmarks and modern renovations. Your walk begins with a visit to the Conde Waterfront Park, one of Rio’s newest attractions created for the Olympic games. Then, visit the stunning Mosteiro de Sao Bento, whose simple facade belies a sumptuous Baroque gold interior. Next, stroll past Candelária Church, and visit the famous lobby of Banco do Brasil Cultural Center, a very popular local museum. Your walk continues along the historic Goncalves Dias Street, Confeitaria Colombo, to Praca XV Square, where you can people watch as the locals go about their daily lives. From here, continue into the old town of Rio, visiting the magnificent Metropolitan Cathedral, an example of modernist architecture that looks back to the ancient pyramids. Finally, experience the city like a true local with a ride on the VLT Tram back to the pier.
  • Amble along the Conde Waterfront Park, one of Rio’s revitalization projects for the Olympic games.
  • Visit Mosteiro de Sao Bento, followed by a stroll through Praca XV Square and past the landmarks along the way.
  • Enjoy a stroll through the heart of old Rio, visiting the Metropolitan Cathedral.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
What to WearShow
  • Closed-toe walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk three hours over flat, uneven, and cobblestone surfaces, stand for long periods of time, and negotiate several steps.
  • Guests must be able to negotiate approximately 50 steps to reach the second floor of the Confeitaria Colombo.
  • Confeitaria Colombo is closed on Sundays.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Guests should be prepared to encounter hot weather and crowds.
  • The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • The group will be escorted by a security guard at all times.
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tour Code RJL0 RJL0
Duration4.00 Hours 4.00 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
#A meal is served on this excursion.
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