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4-hour Rio Downtown Sites & Bites Small Group Tour

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Discover how the old and modern parts of Rio’s downtown co-exist on this 4- hour walking tour. Try some delicious local treats and learn how to ride the new eco-friendly electric tram. Discover the renovated harbor area and its highlights such as Kobra’s graffiti mural and Museum of Tomorrow. Stroll around Orla Conde surrounding the downtown and into Rio’s Old Town district with your small group.
  • 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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Reviewed 16 June 2019

#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...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank mtbdawnie
Reviewed 25 March 2019 via mobile

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...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2019

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

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank md5544
Reviewed 27 December 2018

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...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Pablo Alejandro L
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Juliana was our guide for this interesting and very informative tour. She made it a fun and happy experience and taught us about the city's metro system and was very helpful. Along the way she took candid photos which she shared with us making it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank briandS1968VG
Nino M, Gerente geral at Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hey Brian, Thank you for sharing your Best. Day. Ever. here with us. By running small group tours we visit places others just can't go. We loved hearing you had a great time with our local guide Jully Wherever your next trip takes you, we...More

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