Learn the legends and culture of the Marvelous City, Rio de Janeiro on this downtown walking tour. View historic churches and see the French and Portuguese influence in the city.
What to Expect
Get transported back in time with this historic downtown Rio walking tour. With cultural, architectural and artistic influences from the French, Portuguese and North Americas, you'll get to discover a wealth of fascinating points of interest including religious sites, national monuments and plenty of local culture.
See the famous Metropolitan Cathedral which holds 20,000 people, the Opera House (Theatro Municipal) which is a copy of the Paris Opera House, the National Library, Café Colombo and the location where the royal family arrived in Rio when fleeing Napoleon.
View the November 15th Square where many great treasures of Brazilian history are housed, such as The Imperial Palace, Tirandentes Palace, which celebrates the 'First Brazilian Hero' and the beautiful churches of Nossa Senhora do Carmo and Lapa dos Mercadores.
- Professional tour guide
Please meet in front of the Theatro Municipal (The Opera House) in Cinelândia . The building is in front of Cinelândia Subway Station.
If you'd like to use a transfer service it is possible to arrange this at a different price.
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Know Before You Go
Wear sensible footwear to stay comfortable on our walk!