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Rio Free Walking Tour

950 reviews
About Rio Free Walking Tour
Rio Free Walking Tour is a Tour in the historical Downtown of Rio. Our CERTIFIED guides will explain a little bit of the Brazilian history and the everyday of a carioca life in a fun and relaxed way. We run the tour with 3 different guides.English, Spanish and Portuguese. It is a 3 hours walking tour! Monday to Friday at 9:30AM in front of Municipal Theatre!!! Go by metro: Leave at Cinelandia Look for the guides wearing yelow t-shirts and yellow umbrellas. Join us! Come and check! And a new Tour: African´s Heritage and Docks Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10h30 Meeting point: Praca Maua - in front of the MAR Museum 2 hours tour We will speak about the renovation of the Port area, the story of the African and the beginning of the samba. We are sure that you will love to understand more about our culture. We are waiting for you!
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great walking tour in English with Gustavo. He’s a great guide, he told us a lot of stuff about Rio, its history, and answered all our questions. Definitely recommend it to anyone!! Thank you

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bogdanp596
RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the review! Gustavo is very glad that you liked

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great walking tour with the English-speaking guide Francesco! We felt that we got a thorough explanation over the history of Rio as well as Brazil. We saw many interesting sites in downtown Rio and would definitely recommend this tour!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnRa
RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the complemets! Francesco was very pleased!

Reviewed 1 December 2018

A really interesting and intimate introduction to Rio, especially the old town and Lapa, he artistic quarter. Knowledgeable guide, quite small groups.

Date of experience: November 2018
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RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 25 November 2018

We took the Rio Free Walking tour in November, 2018. The English language tour was led by Rio tour guide Francesco Celano. He took us to major sites downtown and in Lapa and told us interesting information in an enthusiastic manner. We could clearly hear...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you! Francesco was thrill to guide you

Reviewed 7 November 2018

I was skeptical that a "free" tour could be good, but this was recommended by someone, and I thought that I could always just leave if it wasn't great. I'm SO glad I went! It was excellent! I really wish I could remember my guide's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much for the review! If you say the day you made the tour, I could say the name of the Guide Warmest regards

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a personal, friendly and super informative walking tour: This is your spot. Our English guide Francesco was very well spoken and educated about the city, it’s history, buildings and also very good informal information. Very recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StephanieDominik
Guzz_Lehmann, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Thank you so much for the review and the complements, Francesco was very pleased

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Perfect choice to spend a half day in centar of Rio . Be in front of metro station Cinelandia before 9 30 to join the group. There is no official fee just tip depends on your satisfaction.We ware lucky to had Gustavo as a tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thank you very much for te review! Gustavo was very pleased for the complement

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Rio is huge. We didn’t know where to start. So we decided to go on the free walking tour. It was the right decision. It was the perfect start to get a first orientation. Also we were provided with good tips for the next days....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jan S
RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Today I did 'The Downtown & Lapa Historic walking Tour'... It was excellent & the guide Gus was very engaging. There was a good mix of information, walking, & a little time to stop & take photos - thank you :-) .

Date of experience: October 2018
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Guzz_Lehmann, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you so much for the review!

Reviewed 29 September 2018

We had a great tour with Amanda, who showed us around the major attractions and told us about the history of central Rio. We saw sites like the famous Selarón steps, the cathedral, the aqueduct, and more. We also learned about Rio's changing landscape over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Guzz_Lehmann, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thank you so much for the review. Amanda was very happy with the complements

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Hi there! It end´s at the XV Square (Praça XV), inside of the Paço Imperial
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Hola, que tal? Si, Los tres paseos salen al mismo tiempo, del mismo sitio, siempre em portugues, ingles, espanol . Pasan todos por los mismos puntos y terminan en el mismo sitio. Quizas no al mismo tiempo porque obviamente... More
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