City Tour of Architecture and Culture in Downtown Rio

From: $45.00

What makes this tour unique?

Rio’s downtown, where the antique and the modern merge, is the perfect mix between the craziness of our business center and the memories of more than 450 years of history. In this city tour you have the chance to see the Maracanã stadium, stage of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, the Sambadrome where our carnival magic happens every year, the cone-shaped metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, the oldest Benedictine monastery in Rio with its baroque style church with carved wood and gold decoration, the colorful Selaron staircase covered in tiles from more than 260 cities, and more.

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What to expect:

After hotel pick up continue the group tour in Rio de Janeiro with a panoramic visit of Maracanã Stadium. You’ll then make a stop at Bellini´s statue and a stop at the Sambodromo (the stadium for the city´s main Carnival parade). Continue visiting the cone-shaped Metropolitan Cathedral, not only one of the Brazilian city`s landmarks, but also a masterpiece of modern art. Then, visit the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa, the Escadaria Selarón – one of the most fascinating and original staircases in the world. See the São Bento Monastery, which has been compared to a museum, and has a monastic simplicity making it one of the most beautiful architectural complexes in Brazil. On the way back, along Aterro do Flamengo, you’ll see the Museum of Modern Art, the Monument to the Fallen in World War II, the Church of the Outeiro da Glória, the beaches of Flamengo and Botafogo and return to hotels via Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon.

Visits or stops: Bellini Monument – Maracanã outside – Sambodromo – Metropolitan Cathedral – São Bento Monastery – Selaron Staircase

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About this activity:

Hotel pick up in a range of hotels in Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana

Informative, friendly and professional bilingual guide

Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day

Small-group tour by Deluxe van transportation

Duration:

3 hours

Departs:

Pick-ups between 1pm and 1:30pm

Tour departs from selected hotels along the shore of Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana. If your hotel is outside the pickup area contact us to know the best pick up location and time.

Returns:

Drop-offs at the original departure point

Tour Cost Includes

Professional guide

Hotel pick-ups and drop-offs (selected hotels only)

Transported by an air-conditioned minivan

The Trip Cost Excludes

Food and drinks

Good to know before you go:

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers older than 6 years

Infants with ID (0-5 on the lap) are free of charges

Tours operated in English and Spanish

Wheelchair accessible, please advice at time of booking to check if possible

Payment Info:

Price: US $45.00 per person

Infant (0-5 years old, sitting on the lap) with ID: Free

Deposit required of US $25.00 per person (non-refundable).

Please pay the remaining amount in cash (American Dollars or equivalent in Brazilian currency, Reais) to your tour guide on the day of your tour.
Online bookings usually need to be made at advance, If you need to book your tour with in 24 hours. Please contact us at: contact@retornosms.com.br

Tour Full Payment

In case you prefer to do the full payment of the tour, please contact us by email contact@retornosms.com.br and we will send an Invoice for payment online, with credit card.

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