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Largo da Carioca

Rua da Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-008, Brazil
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Downtown Rio de Janeiro Walking Tour
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  • Excellent14%
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16 Nov 2017
“A good starting point for a tour of Rio's central area”
29 Mar 2016
“Meeting point for locals”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Rua da Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-008, Brazil
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Carioca is right in the heart of Rio. Above it is the lovely Convent and a nice little craft market sits in the square . It is a fascinating mix of colonial and modern.

Thank Alan H
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Quite busy space as full of office around and where the world Carioca was inventing meaning WhiteMan House literally from Indigenous language for those who like etimology. Also close to the Bondinho station and other attractions like S.Antonio Church probably the most baroque among Rio's...More

Thank beppo81
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

When I walked across Largo da Carioca with my private tour guide, he told me that it was once a lagoon, where the local Indians used to bathe and the cattle used to drink. These Indians served the Portuguese people by carrying water from the...More

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Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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