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Historical Rio Walking Tour provided by Carioca Tropical Tour Operator - Day Tours

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Historical Rio 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 travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Belmond Copacabana Palace
    Av. Atlântica, 1702 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22021-001, Brazil
    Departure at 9:00am
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    Copacabana Beach
    Stop: 15 minutes
    You will meet our tour guide at the entrance of the Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel and you will be taken by subway to downtown, stopping at Cinelândia Station
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    Pass by
    Cinelandia
    Museu Nacional De Belas Artes
    Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro
    National Library (Biblioteca Nacional)
    Palacio Pedro Ernesto - Camara Municipal do Rio de Janeiro
    Centro Cultural Justica Federal
    Tiradentes Palace
    Praca Quinze de Novembro
    Paco Imperial
    Correios Cultural Centre
    Travessa do Comercio
    Casa Franca-Brasil
    Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro
    Church of Our Lady of the Candelaria
  • You'll end at
    Belmond Copacabana Palace
    Av. Atlântica, 1702 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22021-001, Brazil
    Departure at 9:00am
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Belmond Copacabana Palace, Av. Atlântica, 1702 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22021-001, Brazil
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operated by a multilingual guide
  • Not recommended for people with walking difficulties
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
12Reviews
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Dyan_123 wrote a review Nov 2019
Port Charlotte, Florida163 contributions85 helpful votes
It poured on us but Leonardo hung in there! His English was excellent, which we appreciate since many guides are hard to understand and he was very knowledgeable. He took us to many fabulous sites and made our tour special. We had already done 2 day tours in the area, but,
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Whitehalltraveller wrote a review Oct 2019
London376 contributions151 helpful votes
We spent 4 and half hours with Leonardo, our guide on this tour, who was excellent. We met him outside the Belmont Copacabana Palace hotel, Rio’s oldest hotel, which is a popular meeting point for tours. We then went by metro to centro where we visited the opera house, city
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from MirellaMSchvaitzer, Guest Relations Manager at Historical Rio Walking Tour
Responded 28 Oct 2019
We are so glad to hear that you had such a great time with us during the tour. Thank you for your time to send us a feedback and hope to see you in Rio in the near future. Best regards, Mirella Schvaitzer
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wasmith59 wrote a review Jun 2019
Collierville, Tennessee559 contributions46 helpful votes
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We had a private tour with Leonardo. We saw the subway to get to Centro. He took us to many beautiful churches, and described the history and architecture of many buildings in Centro. We also learned a lot about the history of Brazil and Rio de Janeiro. Leonardo is very
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Response from MirellaMSchvaitzer, Guest Relations Manager at Historical Rio Walking Tour
Responded 11 Jul 2019
Thank you very much for taking your time to review us! Client’s feedbacks are really important for us as it helps to show how we can improve. We are happy to know you had a great time during your tour. Hope the rest of your trip was excellent. Best regards, Mirella Schvaitzer
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PJT99 wrote a review Feb 2019
Harpenden, United Kingdom413 contributions416 helpful votes
Away from the famous sites and the beaches, this walking tour lets you find out about the history behind Rio, some of it's most elegant buildings and churches etc. It's not too onerous, gets you used to riding the metro (very easy) and our guide Leonardo was extremely
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Date of experience: January 2019
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domiegagnon wrote a review Feb 2019
Ottawa, Canada7 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked this tour with Viator. This walking visit to downtown Rio was exceptional! Rafael gave us much more than we expected. We have learned a lot!!! Not only about Rio but about Brazil in general. it was an exceptional tour! If you like history, this is the tour to book!
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Date of experience: January 2019
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By: Carioca Tropical Tour Operator - Day Tours
Wade S
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Great highlights
Took us to Sugarloaf and a tour of the city. Met us in our hotel. Felt very safe. Great way to see the city in a
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thetipsymermaid
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Best Day visiting major Rio site with our tour guide!!
This was our first time to Brazil, and we were so happy that we decided to book this tour, which was was lead by ou
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angiegrrl
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Great way to see two of Rio's most popular attractions
Guide was very helpful, friendly and informative. I very much enjoyed this tour. Sergio is a great guide!
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WeakKneeTraveler
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Excellent Tour
The tour including hotel pick up and drop off were well organised. The guide was excellent and there were only 3 of
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Tupelo010835
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FANTASTIC Tour
Checked all the boxes for an absolutely wonderful all day tour of the city and beyond. We, of course, hit all the t
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bernadetteb991
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100% satisfaction! Amazing Tour!
Our tour operator was Vincente. He was an amazing guide. Pick up was on time. Weather was fantastic! The Van's we h
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carolinewelsh88
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Definitely a first port of call
We booked this trip privately before going on cruise. The whole trip only took 5 hrs. Easy to get to you,lifts iava
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950chrystalc
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Great tour with great tour guide!
Overall the tour was great! The sites were amazing and the tour allowed us time to do a little exploring and pictur
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TaraJayneWhittaker
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Recommend!
Trustworthy, reliable company. Luciano was our tour guide and she was very friendly, informative and organised. It
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Joseph S
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A comprehensive tour with an enthusiastic guide
This is my review of the All Day Rio tour taken February 28, 2020. Our guide Sandra is one of the best city guide
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JohnY864
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Excellent
Our thanks to Luciana and driver Roberto for a great informative day. All expected attractions visited and long qu
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vivieg18
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Carnavale in Rio
Efraim was our tour guide for two days of sightseeing in Rio. I was in contact with him while I was planning our t
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wkup
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An Important Tour of Jewish Heritage
Excellent fulfilling cultural tour of the jewish history in Rio and Brazil. We saw multiple synagogues inside and o
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alland744
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Excellent Tour of Amazing Rio
Wonderful day tour of Rio with our guide Vincente getting us to all the best spots without queuing! He also took w
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shorthuntsville
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Amazing Day
We had a very intersting private tour of Rio. Our guide took us anywhere we wanted to go(Sante Theresa). Also we ha
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