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Backstage of Unidos da Tijuca Carnival

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Alternative way to spend some time in Rio

The tour guide is very knowledgeable about the history of carnival. You can see the floats, dance a... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Katarzyna M
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Interesting and fun afternoon of Carnival stuff

I would love to see Carnival but it was wrong time of year so this was as close as we could get! I... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2014
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2 Sep 2018
“Alternative way to spend some time in Rio”
6 Jan 2015
“Not much to see unless it's carnival time”
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Unidos da Tijuca Samba-School, the third oldest samba school in Rio de Janeiro has been presenting an interesting all year long attraction: “Backstage Tour of a Carnival Parade”This is the first time a samba-school in Rio “opens up” their secrets...more
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Rua Rivadavia Correia 60 | Cidade do Samba - Barracao Unidos da TIjuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20220-290, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The tour guide is very knowledgeable about the history of carnival. You can see the floats, dance a little bit, try the costumes, I had a lot of fun!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katarzyna M
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We went to have a look and there is a small group of gift shop whereby you can take pictures with costumes for a small fee but otherwise don't make a special trip there unless it's carnival time

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank FredL50
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Our company organized a meeting in Rio and one of the night’s entertainments was here, the place is very well organized, the tour was great and listening to the explanations about carnival parade and all the business around it was very interesting. Finishing the night...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

I would love to see Carnival but it was wrong time of year so this was as close as we could get! I loved learning about the work that goes into producing a carnival entry. Seeing the concept art and then the final versions of...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank randallfish
Reviewed 20 April 2013

If you are in your 20's, this time in Rio is terrific. There are lots of spectacular views, gorgeous costumes and parades, and lots of beer. However, because of the immense crowds, it is difficult to navigate the streets because people are about 8 -...More

Date of experience: February 2013
1  Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 8 August 2010

• Our company organized a meeting in Rio and one of the night’s entertainments was here. I must confess that I was not expecting too much, since I am Brazilian, from Rio, despite of the fact that I don’t live here. I am not a...More

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