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Free Walker Tours

Largo da Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-020, Brazil
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The original and the best Free Tour in Rio de Janeiro. During this 3-hour free walking tour we see the most important city center sights in Rio as Selaron Steps and Lapa Arches. At the same time we tell you about Brazilian history in a casual, interactive and entertaining way. We'll also cover: Carioca Square Colombo Bakery Travessa do Comercio XV Square Imperial Palace Tiradentes Palace Cinelandia Municipal Theater National Library City Council Fine Arts Museum No booking required! Just show up at the meeting point and we'll be waiting for you! Our Free Tours work on a tip-only basis. Meeting point: Carioca Square (Largo da Carioca) - In front of the big clock (Carioca Subway Station) When Every day (except on Sundays) at 10:30 How to get there Take the metro and stop in Carioca Station (orange and green line). Choose the exit letter "C" to "Convento de Santo Antonio." You'll get of fat Carioca Square and see us in red T-shirts.
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“free walking” (22 reviews)
“feijoada” (34 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Largo da Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-020, Brazil
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"walking tour"
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"free walking"
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"feijoada"
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"pub crawl"
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"great tour"
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"african heritage"
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"food tour"
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"important buildings"
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"lapa arches"
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"downtown rio"
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"fun facts"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We met Natalia in the specified location at 2pm. On this particular occasion my wife and I were the only 2 people to turn up for the tour which is usually much busier. But Natalia was really enthusiastic about the tour despite this and booked...More

1  Thank Michelle L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I had the pleasure to enjoy a fabulous walking trip with Natália. She was absolutely wonderful with funny stories linked to each of the sites we saw. Very knowledgeable wit a great sense of humour. Absolutely recommend this trip to all tourists...More

3  Thank DPunwaney
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just want to first give a huge shout out to NATALIA and CAMILA! These ladies were my hosts for the Santa Teresa tour and the pub crawl, respectively, and they made my experience of Rio so much more informative and fun. They were very...More

3  Thank Sara L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meet in the Centro old part of Rio and had a 3hour free tour. Great history lesson on Rio and its Portuguese settlers and development. Fully English speaking. Then you pay what you think it deserves at the end. We did this in the morning...More

1  Thank AndrewCambridgeUK
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing tour! Especiaaly beacouseof Natalie our guide,she was very informative and funnyand for methat made the all exprience

4  Thank dvir m
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I really liked this tour, as we could explore the oldest part of the city (except from Santa Teresa). Also the other tourists and the tour guide were very fun and nice. There’s only one thing I didn’t like and it was at the end...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We attended the downtown & Lapa tour. Lucas was great, he has excellent knowledge of Rio, its history, architecture and culture. He is informative and funny and made us feel at ease and encouraged questions and banter from within the group. We were not pressured...More

1  Thank Laura B
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Did the downtown & Lapa tour. Natalia was very friendly & extremely helpful in answering all of our questions. Great to learn a bit about the history of Rio & Brazil. Afterwards got a discount on delicious feijoada in a nearby restaurant because of the...More

4  Thank Lars H
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Our guide was called Ananda, she was very knowledgable about the history of the area. The tour itself has few stops and far apart but Rio de Janeiro is a huge city! Would recommend as a way to see part of Rio.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Despite the fact that Rio downtown is missing spectacular sights, our tour was very informative and well organized. It is a great chance to get a feeling of downtown. Thank you Caro, you were a very skilled, charming and nice guide.

1  Thank Superlance
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Shell m
31 March 2017|
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Response from Daniella F | Reviewed this property |
Between 10-20 dollars depending on how well you think your guide did. Your guide will tell you where to hang out. Tours usually start & finish in different places.
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charlotteh551
5 May 2016|
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I believe for the food tour you have to reserve in advance, as I saw on their website it costs R$60 per person. Not 100% sure though.
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