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Samba Soul Tour

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Pass By: Metro Rio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Meeting point: Cardeal Arcoverde Metro Station - Copacabana
Meeting point Metro Cardeal Arcoverde, Copacabana.
Subway to Cinelandia: on the way we will explain the logistic of the metro (schedules, lines, payments)


Stop At: Cinelandia, Avenue rio Branco, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050 Brazil

Walking around Cinelândia we will contemplate the Municipal Theater, the city consul (Pedro Ernesto Palace), the Museum of Fine Arts and the National Library.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Maua Square, Avenida Rodrigues Alves 1, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20081-250 Brazil

Plaza Mauá marks the beginning of Avenida Rio Branco avenue and also of the Port Region. From 1910 on, with the inauguration of Porto do Rio ("Rio's Port"), it began an important place to welcome ships and brought tourists to the city. Around the square there are important buildings, such as the Rio Art Museum (MAR) and the Museum of Tomorrow, as well as the Night building, the first skyscraper of the city, built in 1930.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pedra do Sal, Largo Joao da Baiana Saude, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20081-120 Brazil

Pedra do Sal, at Conceição hill, makes part of the region historically known as small Africa, that stretched from around Plaza Mauá to Cidade Nova. On the backyard, it has happened the rural samba, played with the hands, with tambourine, plate and knifes; and dancing with tap dancing, sieved and "umbigadas". It was there that was born the urban carioca samba, that came from "popular samba" and old ranches of the carnival.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Etnias, Gamboa, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

One of the largests graphites panels stared the world, according to the Guinness World Record, is the new tourist attraction in Rio de Janeiro was inspired by the Olympic rings representing the five continents and received the name of "ethnic groups". The art is signed by Eduardo Kobra.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cidade Do Samba, Rua Rivadavia Correia 60 Gamboa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20220-290 Brazil

Following the same exploratory tour, the Carnival Experience, promoted by Grande Rio Samba School, opens the workshop for visitors who want to know a little more about the creation and production of the parade, long before it takes place at Marquês de Sapucaí Sambadrome. This unique experience shows how the allegories and customs of the school are produced, the carnivalesque designs, how the customs and the assembly of the big cars are done by hand, and shows up close the hard work of the professionals involved in the production of a parade

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: VLT Carioca, Rua da Uniao N0 11 - SANTO CRISTO, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20220-505 Brazil

We will be public transportation during the whole tour.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really recommend this tour as a culture experience. This was a beautiful journey and at the same time so awakening from the stories and historical facts of the samba as a way of resistance. It took us back on time with the party included....More

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