The best Free Walking Tour of Downtown and Lapa

Duration: 3h
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Guru: Luana
Quality Verified Registered on November 01, 2021

I am a Brazilian who lived in Ireland for a year, where I had the opportunity to merge with the local life. I also had the opportunity to travel and see many countries and cultures. On my travels, every time I came to a new city; The first thing I looked for was a “free tour”. I have been to more than 20 different countries in Europe, Africa and America. When I got back to Brazil, I searched for a free tour of Rio, but we couldn't find it! This is how our travel agency was born, in July 2013! We promise to make our tours of exceptional quality, in a fun, interactive and informal way. In this way, we are changing the way tours are organized in the city and increasing the expectations of tourist tours.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Travel back in time in our Rio Free Walking Tour of Downtown and Lapa and relive the past while walking through the charming colonial streets of Rio and learning about the four centuries of the history of the city. Join our tour to understand more about the Brazilian culture and society since the colonization until today.
We will visit some of the most important places in Brazilian history as the Imperial Palace and ALERJ and some of the most famous places in Rio as Selaron Stairs and Lapa Arches.
Come on and booking now this tour with us!

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  • Meeting point:
    Largo da Carioca - Centro, Rio de Jan...
    Largo da Carioca - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
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    In front of the Carioca Square Clock Tower in red t-shirts

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).

Tour opinions

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Miguel 15 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Muy buen recorrido, buena información! Fernando fue muy atento a pesar de que éramos muchas personas! 👌🏻
Jesús 13 Sep 2023
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Muy ameno y mucha información muy interesante
Paola 12 Sep 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Es una clase de historia, en mi opinión lo unico interesante de ver es el final que estan las escaleras. El resto solo para los amantes de la historia
Reni 11 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
I had a great time with Clara! She is an excellent guide and clearly very knowledgeable about the area. I loved all the additional suggestions she gave us and I will do another tour with Guru Walk soon.
Célia 02 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Aug 2023
I had Natalia for the downtown tour. She was well informed and showed us beautiful buildings. She also recommended lots of things for after the tour. Like where we could take the metro and other activities. It was an awesome experience! We didn’t had lots of time in RIO but thanks to her we saw the most important things in the city center.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 100 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
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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