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Best of Rio: Secrets of Santa Teresa and Lapa Steps

Best of Rio: Secrets of Santa Teresa and Lapa Steps

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Explore one of Rio's oldest neighborhoods, Santa Teresa, on this guided sightseeing tour. With a small group of 12 people or fewer, walk down cobblestone streets among the district's interesting architecture. Admire sprawling views of greater Rio de Janeiro, climb the Selarón Staircase, explore the Parque das Ruínas (Ruins Park), and walk through Guimarães Square where local shops, studios, and restaurants abound.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$61.79
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US$61.79
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Ginga Tropical - Brazilian Samba and Folklore Show

Ginga Tropical - Brazilian Samba and Folklore Show

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While in Rio de Janeiro, go out for a night in the city with this admission ticket to see the live show Ginga Tropical at Leblon theater. This 1.5-hour show is in its fifth year running, and it gives you an interactive tour of Brazilian culture through dance, music, and live performance. Watch as artists combine frevo, Capoeira, and other methods of entertainment. At the end of the show, you can even join in as the cast invites the audience to samba with them in a Carnival-inspired finale.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$66.00
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US$66.00

Favela Tour of Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro

Favela Tour of Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro

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Gain a better understanding of life in the Rocinha favela during a tour with the founder of a local English school. Walk through the neighborhood's streets, meet the locals and learn about what life is like here. Get a window into the favela's vibrant street art scene by visiting a local artist's studio and learn about the Brazilian martial art, capoeira, by stopping by a school. End your tour with a buffet lunch at a local restaurant.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$36.59
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Explore the backstage of rio's carnival and samba

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Explore the backstage of rio's carnival and samba

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Explore the Carnival Factory, for a peek behind the scenes of Rio's Carnival, on this cultural tour. Learn how the parade's famous floats and costumes are produced. Listen to commentary on the history of samba and carnival, then hit the dressing rooms to try on some costumes and take some photos. Wind up with some cocktails and a samba class for the whole carnival experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$16.15
US$19.00
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Rocinha Favela Walking Tour

Rocinha Favela Walking Tour

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Get an in-depth local experience with this walking tour of one of Rio's favelas, Rocinha. Follow your resident guide to get an insider's perspective on daily life and learn about the challenges these communities face.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$34.54
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Ginga Tropical Show with Transportation and Optional Barbecue Dinner

Ginga Tropical Show with Transportation and Optional Barbecue Dinner

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Attend the Ginga Tropical Show, a dance and music that allows you to learn about Brazil's vibrant history and culture through its traditional music and dance. During this show, see talented performers dance the lambada, samba and bossa nova dressed in outrageous Carnival costumes. Hear folklore from around the diverse country, live drumming and the Brazilian martial art: capoeira.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$104.99
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Perfect your Instagram: Photoshoot in Rio with up to 200 edited photos

Perfect your Instagram: Photoshoot in Rio with up to 200 edited photos

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You are free to choose the locations of the photoshoot, and I will make sure to have a specialised tour for your needs. I will ask you how you will want to use the photos and I take and edit them accordingly. The most unique about this photo shoot is that you finally don't have to worry about whether your favourite photos will make it to the final selection or not, because I will edit all the good (in focus, nobody ruins it in the background, your eyes are open, you are not talking or sneezing etc.) photos so you will be guaranteed to find photos that you absolutely love. Your Instagram will be done for some weeks and you can make your Mom happy too. :) Perfect for solo travellers or couples or friend groups!
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$92.11
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Ginga Tropical Show and Samba Class

Ginga Tropical Show and Samba Class

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The most famous dance show in Rio de Janeiro. A wonderful musical experience in the samba's homeland
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$131.08
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Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba

Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the world’s biggest parties during this tour in Rio de Janeiro. See all the work that goes into this week-long party as you tour the City of Samba, a warehouse where floats and costumes are kept, and the Grande Rio’s Samba Factory, to learn about the history of samba and how to samba while wearing a traditional costume.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$49.89
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samba class

samba class

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And an opportunity to learn to samba with a carnival queen of Rio de Janeiro. Besides having a lot of fun, you will learn to sambar ....
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$24.60
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Skip The Line to Christ Redeemer By Train with Maracanã Stadium

Skip The Line to Christ Redeemer By Train with Maracanã Stadium

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Visit Corcovado Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue in the afternoon during this 4-hour tour. Ride the cog train up the steep mountainside through the Tijuca Rainforest, disembarking at the top to panoramic views of Rio. Spend time admiring the iconic statue and snapping photos of the surrounding scenery. Round-trip transportation from most Rio hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$65.99
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Historical Rio Walking Tour

Historical Rio Walking Tour

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Walk through historical downtown Rio during this 4-hour tour with a local guide. Ride the subway downtown, like the 'cariocas', or Rio locals, do, then start your tour in Cinelandia Square. Visit important landmarks like the Opera House, the National Library, Tiradentes Palace and the Church of Our Lady of the Merchants. Listen as your guide shares information about the history, culture, art and architecture of the area while you walk. Enjoy personal attention and an intimate experience on this small-group tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$29.50
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Jewish Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Jewish Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Learn about the Jewish heritage of Rio de Janeiro on this 4-hour private tour. With a local guide, enjoy the flexibility to customize your own tour according to your interests. Visit Itzhak Rabin Park to enjoy spectacular views over Botafogo beach and Sugar Loaf. See Chaim Weitzman Square and a public school named after Anne Frank. Head to the Jewish Museum and the Grand Temple, a beautiful building from 1932. See the Clube Israelita Brasileiro and Beth El Synagogue in Copacabana, as well as the Beit Lubavitch Synagogue and the Midrash Cultural Center in Leblon. Along the way, enjoy personal attention and informed commentary from your guide. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$72.50
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US$72.50
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Rio de Janeiro Carnival Parade Ticket with Optional Transport

Rio de Janeiro Carnival Parade Ticket with Optional Transport

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Attend the epic Rio de Janeiro Carnaval (Carnival) parade with this ticket for a seat in Sector 9 in the Sambadromo (Sambadrome). View talented samba dancers in outrageous costumes as they dance their hearts out in one of the world's most famous Carnival celebrations. This ticket provides a fantastic view of the parade grounds, where you'll see all of Rio's samba schools strut their stuff, accompanied by elaborate parade floats and infectious drumming. Choose one of four nights, and upgrade to include round-trip transportation from your Rio hotel if you choose.
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  • 6 to 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$149.99
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Full-Day City Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Full-Day City Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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With a full day to spend in Rio de Janeiro, you can visit major locations during a comprehensive sightseeing tour. Let a guide take you to the Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugar Loaf Mountain, Escadaria Selaron (Selaron Steps), the Sambódromo where Rio’s Carnival takes place, Maracanã stadium, the Metropolitan Cathedral and more. With minivan capacity capped at 20, you’ll find it easy to follow your guide. Buffet lunch included.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$95.00
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US$95.00
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Authentic Samba Show in Rio de Janeiro with Dinner

Authentic Samba Show in Rio de Janeiro with Dinner

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Dance in your seat to Brazilian rhythms during this samba show in a historical theater. Sit back and watch the experts perform to infectious music on stage. Eat a meal of Brazilian and international cuisine at a traditional steakhouse before the show begins. Round-trip transportation from central Rio de Janeiro hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$266.99
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US$266.99
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Museums of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rio and Niteroi

Museums of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rio and Niteroi

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Visit two of Rio de Janeiro's most iconic museums on this half-day tour. First, head to the Museum of Modern Art in Rio and discover the modernist building constructed by Afonso Eduardo. Then, cross the Rio-Niteroi Bridge over Guanabara Bay to the futuristic Museum of Contemporary Art built by the world-renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer. Enjoy guided tours through both museums and learn about the beautiful art within their walls.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$126.84
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Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour

Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour

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Walk through Old Rio on this afternoon sightseeing tour with a local guide. During this half-day outing, wind through the narrow lanes and baroque-style buildings while your guide fills you in on the history and legends of the area. Visit sites like the Metropolitan Cathedral, Carioca Square and the Imperial Palace. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$59.99
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US$59.99
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Christ the Redeemer, Selaron Steps and Santa Teresa Half-day Tour

Christ the Redeemer, Selaron Steps and Santa Teresa Half-day Tour

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Visit the one of the 7 wonders of the World: the Christ Redeemer Statue at the top of Corcovado Mountain, then drive through the charming neighborhood of Santa Teresa with is cobbled streets and hills before getting to visit the work of art made by Chilean born artist, Jorge Selarón, the Selaron Steps! Enjoy the colorful surroundings and don’t miss a chance to take as many pictures as possible before heading back to the hotel or continue exploring on your own for the rest of the day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$59.00
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Rio de Janeiro Street Art Tour

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Rio de Janeiro Street Art Tour

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Get a glimpse into the local street art scene in Rio de Janeiro during this 4-hour arts and culture tour. Follow your local guide around the city, stopping to view popular works of art in unlikely places like a tunnel, a schoolyard and on the sides of buildings. Admire graffiti projects, murals and hit up a gallery/microbrewery in Leblon. Learn about the local arts scene and the cultural impact it has on the city through your guide's informative, engaging commentary. Snacks and transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$49.19
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The landscaper Burle Marx and its site - cultural heritage

The landscaper Burle Marx and its site - cultural heritage

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Burle Marx, the multiple artist, was a collector of plants and objects of art and design, among which Brazilian folk art stands out, displayed on the site where one can visit the seventeenth-century church restored by him. The visit to the Burle Marx Site is a highly inspiring and rare opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of nature preservation as we observe one of the most important collections of tropical plants in the world. After the visit to the site, we will continue to Pedra de Guaratiba and its lush beaches. In an attempt to dominate Rio de Janeiro in the XVI century, the French chose this place to setlle down and follow by land towards the shores of Guanabara Bay. Pedra de Guaratiba keeps many stories to tell its visitors. Following the beaches of Grumari, Prainha, Macumba, Recreio, Barra da Tijuca, São Conrado, Leblon and Ipanema.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$93.12
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Rio Samba Experience: Samba Class and Samba Night Tour

Rio Samba Experience: Samba Class and Samba Night Tour

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Dance like a local during this 4-hour experience in Rio de Janeiro. Learn basic samba and forró steps at the dance studio, then transfer to the famous Rio Scenarium, where you'll enjoy express entry, to show off your new moves on the dance floor.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$60.00
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Brazilian Passion: Carnival, Samba and Soccer

Brazilian Passion: Carnival, Samba and Soccer

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Immerse yourself in the culture of Brazil on a guided tour to some of the city’s cultural landmarks. Learn about Carnival and classic samba at the famous Sambadrome, where the parade takes place, and the “City of Samba,” where top samba schools practice. Then visit the iconic Maracana Stadium and Museum for the Brazilian Soccer Team to learn about soccer in Brazil, which is like a religion in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$99.50
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Christ the Redeemer by Van and Selarón Steps

Christ the Redeemer by Van and Selarón Steps

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Get picked up at the meeting point and drive up to the statue of Christ the Redeemer - one of the New Seven Wonders of the World - at the top of Corcovado Mountain. Travel through a short and beautiful route through Tijuca Forest – one of the largest urban forests in the world – before opening up to incredible views of the entire city. When reaching the top, enjoy the most famous tour attraction in Brazil and a panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro in 360º, 710m (2,330 feet) tall. Return from the Christ the Redeemer and drive past Santa Teresa, the famous neighbourhood located on a hillside known for the narrow cobblestone streets, unique cultural flair, and iconic yellow tram. Arrive at the neighbourhood of Lapa, the area with Rio’s traditional nightlife and known for the Carioca Aqueduct, before reaching the brightly colored tiles of the world-famous Selarón Steps, one of Rio's most distinctive landmarks. Return to the meeting point.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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