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Free Tour Pedra do Sal: Samba and Resistance

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Quality Verified Registered on June 27, 2019

Rio / Salvador / Bogotá By Foot was born as a direct result of the union between the owners of Lapa & Art store, business men who believe in the touristic potential of the city- and a special group of friends with different academic backgrounds (law, theater, geography, tourism, museology) who shares two things in common: the Rio de Janeiro credentials in tourism and a lot of love for Rio de Janeiro. The business know-how was aligned with the tour guides experience and expertize. After years of tourist work, we realized that free walking tours services offered in Rio de Janeiro city needed improvements and modernization. Different from many other tourist agencies in the city, we are commited with the well being of our visitors. Our differential starts in the way we present our service. Our mission is with you: Visitors and Tourists! Lapa & Arte souvenir store believed in our project and gave us support to make our ideas come true, which led to it becoming our main partner. Because of them, our clients may have an unique experience at the end of our Free Tour with lots of advantages and comfort. Thank you for the trust in us and walk this way! #WalkThisWay

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Walk through the most famous historical places of Afro-Rio de Janeiro, an immersion in Afro-Brazilian culture, gastronomy and traditions. In this walking tour you will learn about important black personalities who fought with all their hearts to end slavery in Brazil in emblematic places of resistance and culture. You will learn about the beautiful history of resistance that exists behind the samba, of course, end the day with a tasty caipirinha.

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  • Meeting point:
    Praça Mauá, 5 - Centro, Rio de Janeir...
    Praça Mauá, 5 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20081-240, Brazil
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    In front of the Rio Art Museum

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Laura 02 Jun 2024
San Francisco

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Travelled alone - May 2024
When I arrived for the tour, the guide told me he couldn't give it in English because only two people signed up for English and everyone else spoke Portuguese. I don't understand why they would offer this iron and then refuse to follow through rather than accommodate all speakers. I was very disappointed and left.
Alana 28 May 2024
Rio de Janeiro

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Foi muito legal! Vale super a pena! Carla foi ótima e fez o roteiro bem cheio de informação e história.
Larissa 21 May 2024
Panama City Beach

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Carla fue muy profesional y proporcionó datos interesantes
Susana 30 Apr 2024
Madrid

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
OK si te sobra tiempo, pero no fundamental. Son más datos que una visión completa del tema y andas solo por una calle.
Rosario 13 Apr 2024
Lima

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Fernando was a very kind, charismatic, and knowledgeable tour guide. The information he shared was very interesting and knew a lot of fascinating details. The tour was in Spanish and we were a small group which was great.
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Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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