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Rio Free Walking Tour

Praca Marechal Floriano | Cinelandia, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
+55 21 98600-2593
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We randomly walked into the RFWT, when standing at cinelandia metro. And decided to join the group... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
via mobile
Well run informative tour

Went on the tour with Javier, and it's was a great way to explore Rio, Javier was knowledgable and... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Sydney, Australia
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Rio Free Walking Tour is a Tour in the historical Downtown of Rio. Our CERTIFIED guides will explain a little bit of the Brazilian history and the everyday of a carioca life in a fun and relaxed way. We run the tour with 3 different guides.English, Spanish and Portuguese. It is a 3 hours walking tour! Monday to Friday at 9:30AM in front of Municipal Theatre!!! Go by metro: Leave at Cinelandia Look for the guides wearing yelow t-shirts and yellow umbrellas. Join us! Come and check! And a new Tour: African´s Heritage and Docks Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10h30 Meeting point: Praca Maua - in front of the MAR Museum 2 hours tour We will speak about the renovation of the Port area, the story of the African and the beginning of the samba. We are sure that you will love to understand more about our culture. We are waiting for you!
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Praca Marechal Floriano | Cinelandia, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
+55 21 98600-2593

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We randomly walked into the RFWT, when standing at cinelandia metro. And decided to join the group. It was a good easy walk and you get to know alot more about the history of the buildings. Our guide javier was really nice, and made the...More

Thank EmilieH06
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Went on the tour with Javier, and it's was a great way to explore Rio, Javier was knowledgable and knew the answers to any questions; and also offered his help if we had any further questions while staying in Rio.

Thank Matt2710
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We met the tour by accident and by far was the best option to join them. Javier, our guide, is wonderful. We visited many things in Lapa and for sure we saw buildings and places we would have not. He knew every corner! He did...More

Thank Hans J
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My friend and I did this and had a great time on a walking tour with Javier. It was a perfect way to see all the historic sights of Lapa and actually learn a bit about them too. Javier was really friendly, funny and informative...More

Thank Emma Y
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Xavier was a great guide. Lots of local history packed into this walking tour of the neighbourhood. Safe and friendly! Rio is lovely! Come visit!

Thank ladybug1967
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The walking tour with Xavier is interesting informative and entertaining. You should do it, but at the beginning of your stay not at the end like we did, because you will discover all sorts of places you will want to come back to.

Thank kennettalan
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

My husband is the trainer of the athleticism team at the Olimpics. We did the tour of Cinelandia with guide Javier Terol, in English. We liked it very much, it was an amazing tour. Javier is a very good professional, funny person, very much communicative,...More

Thank Maika B
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I did the city tour with guide Javier, in English. Best guide I met ever!. If you go to Rio Free Walking Tour ask them to be guided by him, you will enjoy it for sure.

Thank Sagilet
Reviewed 13 August 2016

English speaking guide, friendly and knowledgable with well rehearsed banter. Free, but suggested $10 each. Guide took us to his recommended bbq/eatery where food is buffet style, popular amongst locals. You choose your food, plate is weighed, price is calculated. Cashier writes down the cost...More

2  Thank GillyW16
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I'm so glad that I attended the Rio Docks and Baywatch tour. Javier is one of the best tour guides I've ever met. He is funny, patient, and very informative. I learned so much in this tour and I felt that I've become much more...More

Thank Lydia L
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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Vicki B
16 September 2017|
Response from RioFreeWalkingTour | Property representative |
Hi Vicki! It´s starts at 10:30, our African Henritage and Docks tour in Mauá Square
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Response from Mathias A | Reviewed this property |
I forgot the metro station but it's easy to find you should expect cost for food and drinks if necessary, besides that the whole point is that it is free stuff 🙂
2 April 2016|
Response from RioFreeWalkingTour | Property representative |
Hi Estelle! How are you? We have 2 tours: Downtown and Docks The Downtown Tour: We start at Cinelandia and walk around Lapa, the Selaron Steps, Fundição Progresso, Cathedral, Largo da carioca, Colombo Bakery and Praça... More
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