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Favela Scene

| Santa Marta, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-150, Brazil
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One of the Best Adventures Ever!

I had one of the best cultural experiences of my life in the Favela. The place is so unique and it... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Ray L
via mobile
Baile de Favela

I will start by saying...WHAT AN INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE!!. We stayed at the hostel for 5 nights and... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Juan A
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Experience tours at favela Santa Marta. Come and visit remarkable places where Michael Jackson, Madona, Alicia Keys, Hugh Jackman and other celebrities have been!
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  • Very good8%
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
16 Jan 2017
“One of the Best Adventures Ever!”
18 Sep 2016
“Baile de Favela”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Santa Marta, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-150, Brazil
Botafogo
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I had one of the best cultural experiences of my life in the Favela. The place is so unique and it has such an incredible feel to it. Just being there is an enriching experience and once you step into the Favela it seems as...More

Thank Ray L
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

I will start by saying...WHAT AN INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE!!. We stayed at the hostel for 5 nights and Fumaca and his staff treated as with respect and showed us what the favela has to offer. Awesome people and food. I never once felt in danger and...More

Thank Juan A
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting experience staying with Gilson who runs tours, very safe and great to experience how the community works. Recommend the tour or his stay all be it basic it was great to do.

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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Very nice tour and very friendly guides. Amazing view on the top. It's also the place where Michael Jackson recorded a music video

Thank Inge Andre V
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

With Favela Scene you got the opportunity to immerse into a place with nice inhabitants and a stunning view over Rio. Travelling means to overcome prejudices - especially true for the visit of Santa Marta with Fumaca. He seemingly knows everybody in that place, he...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We went to entrance of the Santa Marta Favela (yep, the Michael Jackson one) by taxi and bumped into Gilson. Happy we could join him as he lives in the favela. Very interesting and impressive as Gilson knows everybody and shows and tells you everything...More

Thank Arnoud D
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