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“feijoada”(35 reviews)
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The original and the best Free Tour in Rio de Janeiro. During this 3-hour free walking tour we see the most important city center sights in Rio as Selaron Steps and Lapa Arches. At the same time we tell you about Brazilian history in a casual...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Largo da Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-020, Brazil
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+55 21 97101-3352
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I did the Free Walking Tour with Lucas and it was really amazing. Lucas knew a lot of the culture and history behind the amazing landscape and landmarks of Rio de Janeiro old Center, always willing to help and answer to our questions. He also...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour with Natalia was great! We learned a lot about Rio's and Brazil's history an the city centre, many interesting things I didn't know before. We were perfectly guided and Natalia could answer all of our questions and more. I can highly recommend doing...More

2  Thank tabea96
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

As a solo traveller i always start my stays with a free walking tour, its fun, informative, you meet new people and most of the times you end up having loads of fun! And with Franco and in Rio i wasnt at all disappointed. He...More

Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 24 July 2018

A very nice walk through the old neighborhood of Copacabana. Carol was an excellent guide showing us interesting spots and sharing tidbits of information. We saw where Vinicius wrote Garota de Ipanema, and finished with the moon shining on the very nice Rodrigo de Freitas...More

2  Thank mat2016516
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We did 3 tours (downtown tour, Beach tour, Food tour) with the company and are very satisfied with the service they offer. We liked every tour, our guide Mau knew a lot about the city and its history and could answer all the questions. Through...More

Thank ChrissLass
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We did the downtown tour, food tour, ipanema & Copacabana tour and pub crawl... the food tour in Santa Teresa is especially great to taste different kinds of Brazilian food, and the pub crawl is a perfect way to enjoy Rio’s nightlife safely! Special thanks...More

Thank descourvieres
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We did quite a bit of walking tours all over the world and the one from Free Walker Tours did not disappoint. The tour guide (Mau) was very nice and spoke good english. He provided great insight into the history of Brazil and Rio as...More

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Thank you Caro for the great tour in Rio and all the kind recommendations! We were in down town, other important places and could try a tasty feijoada :)

2  Thank María A
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I am in Rio for only a few days, and decided to register for this tour because it combines many sites I want to see as well as food. I showed up about 5 minutes early and found a person from the company very easily....More

Thank Ursu_Mic
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This is the best way to know the city centre and find a bit of local history in an enjoyable and friendly manner. The tour starts in the city centre and shows the main landmarks and important neighbourhoods in the area. I didn’t feel the...More

1  Thank InaTatiana
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Centro
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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Shell m
30 March 2017|
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Response from Daniella F | Reviewed this property |
Between 10-20 dollars depending on how well you think your guide did. Your guide will tell you where to hang out. Tours usually start & finish in different places.
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charlotteh551
5 May 2016|
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I believe for the food tour you have to reserve in advance, as I saw on their website it costs R$60 per person. Not 100% sure though.
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