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Russo Guia

Avenida Presidente Joao Goulart 1001 G, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22450-970, Brazil
+55 21 99787-8793
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Had a great time touring with Russo. He is very knowledgeable about this area as he has lived here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Antonio D
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Escondido, California, United States
Hike to Morro Dois Irmãos with Russo is a Winner

Russo is an outstanding guide, and his knowledge, courteous manner , and willingness to go the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lfvlopes
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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We are residents of the Vidigal Favela 46 years old, offering a Real Experience Tour, which only one place can offer, the options; Trail to Morro Dois Irmãos, only Favela Tour through Morro do Vidigal, or both tours at the same time, all with local history, from the point of view of a resident, who saw and still see many changes in the territory, come to know, And then talk about your experience here!
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Avenida Presidente Joao Goulart 1001 G, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22450-970, Brazil
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+55 21 99787-8793
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time touring with Russo. He is very knowledgeable about this area as he has lived here for many years. He provided good info on the hike and answered questions. As we walked through the favela, you can tell he knows many people....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Russo is an outstanding guide, and his knowledge, courteous manner , and willingness to go the extra mile made all the difference in this exceptional hike to the top of Morro Dois Irmãos. He is a long time resident of Vidigal and knows the community...More

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edmilson a, General Manager at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

thank you very much for everything, it was a pleasure to be able to guide you and tell you a bit about our history!

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Great experience walking through a favela and outstanding view in Morro dois irmãos! Russo is a very kind and professional tourist guide! We felt save all over the way, knows the place better than anyone. Very recommended 😊

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

As a european, I went to Rio hearing all about how dangerous it was and how horrible favelas were. I decided to do this tour with Russo, because he was a local and this way I could ask and learn more about the reality of...More

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Russo Guia M, General Manager at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks Pedro, your evaluation helps a lot so that I continue in this work that I love to do, come back other times and maybe we can do another trail in the city, big hug!

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Russo is an amazing guide and I was happy spending my time with him. Thanks to him I learned some interesting facts about the life in Vidigal and he also showed me some cool graffity and took me to nice view point. I can absolutely...More

Thank MaruskaBiskociri
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edmilson a, Gerente geral at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you very much for everything, come back.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Russo was an excellent guide! He spoke English for us which was very appreciated and gave us a great insight to the Vidigal Favela. We loved the view from the top of the 2 brothers!! Highly recommend! He is also kind enough to take photos...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour by a local, very secure and fun up to the top of the highest of the two mountains, and back throught the lovely fabela Vidigal. Thanks Russo!!

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend found Russo on trip advisor and contacted him on whatsapp and He was very quick to respond! I would definitely recommend Russo as a tour guide, he is a local in the favela and knows everyone. I felt extremely safe and...More

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Russo Guia M, Gerente geral at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

thank you very much for the evaluation, it is very important for me to continue this work, come back always!

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We, 3 friends, went with Russo to Vidigal and a hike to Morro Dois Irmãos, and had a great experience. Russo is the perfect guide, he is welcoming and friendly and knowledgeable about the area. His English isn’t perfect, but it doesn’t matter, as he...More

Thank Linnea J
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edmilson a, Proprietário at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Very grateful for the evaluation, she helps me a lot to keep this work that I so much like, and you have come motivates me more and more to learn and be fluent in English, thank you very much for everything and come back always!

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This trek was an amazing experience, me and my girlfriend wanted to climb Dois Irmãos, and it was more than we expected : a private and safe tour of Vidigal by a local guide, Russo, who was born and raised in Vidigal (he also took...More

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edmilson a, Owner at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thank you very much for the opportunity to guide you, and to be able to show some of our history, come back always!

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