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Favela Walking Tour

Rua Assis Brasil 143 Apt 1506, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22030-900, Brazil
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Our tour takes place in Rocinha - the largest favela in Latin America and it lasts about two and a half hour (2h and 30 min). In the late 18th century, the first settlements were called "bairros africanos" (African neighborhoods), and they were the place where former slaves with no land ownership and no options for work lived. Over the years, many freed black slaves moved in. However, before the first settlement called "favela" came into being, poor black citizens were pushed away from downtown into the far suburbs. Most modern favelas appeared in the 1970s, due to rural exodus, when many people left rural areas of Brazil and moved to cities. Without finding a place to live, many people ended up in a favela. Our tour is 100% walking - we will drive you there then we walk downhill!
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Rafael picked me up in Ipanema and we took a short drive to rocinha. He gave us a good overview of life there and told us about the way people get by without the lack of public support. We passed by loads of locals who...More

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