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4.5 star rating: Recommended 57 Reviews

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  • Location:Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Best Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour

Read what other travelers think about the Best Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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4 star rating: Recommended
November 2008

This was well done, with just the right amount of breaks.

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2008

Our guide was very informative and protective. I think we had an advantage by having our tour on a Saturday instead of a weekday. It was not too crowded.

Kathleen P
United Kingdom

4 star rating: Recommended
November 2006

A really good tour with an excellent guide. We began by coach and then were guided on foot through downtown Rio, ending up at Cafe Colombo. We really enjoyed the trip and learned a lot.



4 star rating: Recommended
November 2006

We loved the Historic Tour of Rio. Just make sure to call ahead and confirm the departure time.


3 star rating: Worth doing
August 2012

Tour should be called the Walking tour of CHURCHES. All we seemed to do was entering free churches and miss out on the cities more historical buildings like the newly renovated Opera House, National Theatre, Library and other significant buildings in the city.

In the Centro Cultural Centre, the tour guide had to find out what certain statues were. She should have known already. Imperial Palace visit was far too brief, less than 5 minutes were allowed, Cafateria Colombo was very very crowded and made the visit less than interesting.
Tour guide spoke English, however was hard to understand on occasions.

This tour could be enhanced with more varied buildings and not just all the churches in the area.

3 star rating: Worth doing
September 2011

Our guide JB started off well, later the walking tour went through unnecessary stops, of little significance. Recommended as it passes through hidden places of historic rio...

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
November 2012

Just OK at best. Joe the guide was on was so far ahead of us we could have veered off the path and he would never have noticed. Plus he provided little info and never encouraged questions. Should be called a church tour.

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