Rio de Janeiro: Sacro, Bucolic, and Handicrafts Market Tour

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Rio de Janeiro: Sacro, Bucolic, and Handicrafts Market Tour

From $54.50 per person

Staying more days in Rio? Have you already decided what to do next Sunday? Here is an excellent choice.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel/accommodation in Rio de Janerio. Meet at the Windsor Atlantica Hotel, Avenida Atlantica, 1020 Copacabana if you have not arranged a hotel pick-up.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit São Bento Monastery with its beautiful church
  • See Santa Teresa neighborhood with old houses and cobblestone streets
  • Enjoy the Hippie market with thousands of items for all tastes
Full description
The São Bento Monastery was built in 1671 by the Benedictine Order. The monastery church is gorgeous and rich and its interior is covered in gold powered. Every Sunday the Benedictine monks present the traditional Mass in a Gregorian chant at 10:00 sharp. Santa Teresa, a bucolic district on a hillside, is known for its crocked houses, steep streets and tile decorated stairways, Rio’s bohemian neighborhood. Rio’s Santa Teresa tram (when available), has been preserved both as a piece of history and as a quick, fun, cheap way of getting to one of the most quirky parts of town. The Hippie fair has become a mandatory touristic visit. There the visitors will find bronze and wood sculptures, oil paintings, silver objects, hand-painted porcelains, fabrics, leather clothes, shoes, handbags, several souvenirs and typical Brazilian food and handicraft of all kinds. This 4-hour tour operates on Sundays and it includes hotel pickup and drop off. A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Customer reviews

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Excellent

Carmen guided us with her extensive knowledge detailing each interesting point. We had to share with an English-speaking family and our guide gave clear explanations with ease, kindness and cordiality. We feel like family !! Thanks for assisting us !!

January 31, 2018

Our guide was very friendly and helpful. Stuning lady!

September 18, 2018

Highly Recommended!!

April 1, 2019

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