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4-hour Rio Downtown Sites & Bites Small Group Tour provided by Urban Adventures

4-hour Rio Downtown Sites & Bites Small Group 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
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
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Updated 13/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Explore the historic and modern areas of Rio de Janeiro on this small-group walking tour. Discover iconic places such as Copacabana, Cinelandia Square, the Museum of Tomorrow, and even the new Olympic Boulevard from the 2016 Olympic Games. Enjoy this tour worry-free with public transportation included and informative commentary from your guide.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Praça Floriano, 7
    Praça Floriano, 7 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20031-050, Brazil
    Outside the main entrance of Cine Odeon, by the Starbucks Coffee Shop. Lapa Centro
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    Cinelandia
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 2
    Boulevard Olimpico
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    Maua Square
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Bank of Brazil Cultural Center
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 5
    Confeitaria Colombo
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 6
    Royal Portuguese Reading Room
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Carioca Metro Station
    Centro, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, 20031, Brazil
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Highlights
  • Get to know the beautiful city of Rio during this small-group walking tour
  • Explore both historic and modern areas of the city
  • Visit Copacabana, the 2016 Olympic Boulevard, Cinelandia Square and more
  • Enjoy a more personalized experience with a small group
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Copacabana Palace Hotel to begin your walking tour of the beautiful city of Rio. This tour dives into the historic and modern parts of the city, leaving you with a well-rounded understanding of this iconic city. Take public transport to Cinelandia Square and ride the new VLT tram which takes you to the renovated harbor area, home to the Olympic Boulevard. Listen to informative commentary from your guide about this modern area and how the 2016 Olympic Games have impacted Rio de Janeiro and Brazil. Discover some notable works of art such Eduardo Kobra’s graffiti mural and the Museum of Tomorrow while snapping some photos. From here, head to Rio’s historic downtown and stop at Confeitaria Colombo, the first bakery of the city. Try some desserts and admire the intricate architecture before walking to Carioca Square and concluding the tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Praça Floriano, 7 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20031-050, Brazil
Duration
4h
Return Details
Carioca Metro Station, Centro, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, 20031, Brazil
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Tram fare
  • Four food stops and a beer or cachaça shot.
Exclusions
  • Souvenirs and personal shopping
  • Tips/gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual: casual but conservative. Outside of beach areas, halter tops and shorts should not be worn. When visiting churches or religious sites, shoulders and knees should be covered.
  • Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Thomas wrote a review Jun 2020
Germany6 contributions
We joined this fantastic tour with Juliana in a very small group of 4. The tour was our first impression of Rio after arriving there by cruise ship. Juliana gave us a perfect overview and led us to the best hidden places. She introduced us to the local food, drinks and bars and
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Date of experience: February 2020
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mtbdawnie wrote a review Jun 2019
60 contributions18 helpful votes
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#BestDayEver #Juliana Matos this lovely young lady met us and guided us safely through the spectacular sights of Santa Teresa Selaron Steps etc. it was the weekend before carnival and all was very lively Juliana took is on the train, a must do experience. When we arrived at each
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Date of experience: February 2019
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andyoverseas wrote a review Mar 2019
Alexandria, Virginia18 contributions19 helpful votes
I don’t know if it was because it was a Sunday or I just got lucky, but I was the only one who signed up for the tour and they ran it anyway. So a big thumbs up to Urban Adventures for that! It seems their tour minimum is one. Can’t guarantee it will happen to you, but the tour
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md5544 wrote a review Jan 2019
Melbourne, Australia13 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic tour, mixing old and new, empadas, modern art museum, harbourside, Olympic Kobra street art, delicious cakes at Colombo Cafe. Juliana is an exceptional guide, made our experience of Rio very informative and so much fun. Highly recommended
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Pablo Laz wrote a review Dec 2018
Miami Beach, Florida1 contribution1 helpful vote
Great tour and experience! Juliana was an amazing guide, she has extensive knowledge of the city and told us a lot of stories related to the places we visited. She took us to all the good places in Santa Teresa and Downtown Rio. Also we got to see the local market in Lapa which
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Date of experience: November 2018
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About the operator

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By: Urban Adventures
stearnie-b
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They made this our best day in Rio!
Full Day tours are usually hit or miss but I'm so glad we ended up choosing this one. They offered collection from
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587louisef
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One of the Best Tours I've Done!
Julianna (JuJu) brought enormous energy and passion to our tour as our guide. As a local, she had great insight re
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get_me_outta_here_31
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Wonderful tour!
Juliana was our local guide, and what a guide! Her energy, knowledge and passion made this tour extremely enjoyable
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toshiot347
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A wonderful experience
It was a wonderful experience. Crossing the border is smooth and you won't get caught in traffic. She was a polit
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G K
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Best tour of Santa Teresa and Lapa
We had tour guide Cassio show us around the Santa Teresa & Lapa area. He also showed us how the subway worked to g
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gerryFlorida
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Excellent day tour!
Our guide was Lurdes (Lulu) and she was on time for our hotel pickup and greeted us with a smile. She is very know
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Matt Z
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Great introduction to Rio
Alex gave us a great introduction to the Rio of the Carioccas - the history, the locals and the feeling of being a
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jcandersson
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Great guide
We had a great guide which was very good at English but also gave us an interesting tour. Would recommend people to
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JonathanAlbum
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Fabulous introduction to Rio
This bike tour gave a wonderful introduction to Rio. Our guide Pedro was fun, friendly and incredibly informative.
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ixeldog
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A great time
First, we did both the street art tour and this tour on the same day, but didn't see that option. We had an amazing
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Fuzztone77
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Great morning out, despite the Scottish weather!
We were unlucky with the weather to begin with but still had a great tour with Guilherme, Bruno and Juliana. A few
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E1833JWteresas
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Wonderful city tour! Santa Teresa and Lapa were Amazing!
Lola was our tour guide. She was wonderful, she met us where we planned and showed us the metro and we walked all o
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Leo C
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Everyone needs to go to Rio at least once in their lives.
We spent 7 days in Rio and found that to be just enough time to see everything and not get bored. After having earl
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Elliesolotravels
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Leandro incredible leader
I have been travelling with intrepid and urban adventures for 2 weeks now and I can say that I have enjoyed everyth
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CazA91991
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LEANDRO MADE OUR TRIP TO RIO!
I NEVER do tours and was so grateful to have done the Best of Rio trip. It was 100% worth the money and you get to
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