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Urban Adventures

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Rio de Janeiro Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Rio de Janeiro. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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85A, Barao de Lucena Street | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-020, Brazil
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+55 21 99154-4785
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Reviewed yesterday

I really enjoyed the whole afternoon with Urban Adventures. Our tour leader was great he was in depth about the historical side as well as mixing it up and making it interesting. My only request would have been that we should have had more time...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had such a great time. Would highly recommend. 5 stars. We toured Christ the redeemer and ended up watching to sunset too. Amazing

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Bruno was an amazing guide. He majored in History so I learned a lot of Brazilian history and it really made the tour more meaningful to get the history behind all the sites. We stopped for lunch at a wonderful vegetarian restaurant. It was a...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful places with a very expert guide. The tour is well organized and not expensive.I was in Rio we Janeiro with my friend in December.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best. Tour. Ever. Ivan grew up in Santa Teresa so as he showed us the sites he told us what it was like growing up there and history of the area. He speaks multiple languages and his English was perfect. He is very laid back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank tamin8or
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my girlfriend did the bike tour with Bruno. We realy enjoyed it and got within one day a great view and info of the city. Also a lot of history informatie.Perfect on the Sunday (road closed for cars)

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Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Bert K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ended up getting a "VIP experience" because the other person who'd booked was a no-show. Meeting my guide, Juliana, in front of the Copacabana Hotel, was a breeze and from there we hopped a subway to get to the edge of Santa Teresa. As...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank allgoodinhwood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Juliana was a fantastic host and we had a non-stop tour seeing all the major attractions and tasting local food along the way too, finishing with a great lunch on the Copacabana sea-front I think this may have been put together as a special tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank carj999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide, Julianna, was the highlight of the tour. She was fun, personable, knowledgeable. She made our day. It was a long day, tour of the city, the stairs, Lapa, Santa Teresa and of course Christ Redeemer. It was a cloudy day and she did...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank HeidiSayle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I had booked a day tour before starting a cruise. Rio is a wonderful city and the day tour was a great way to get a taster and to learn about Rio. Our tour guide was Ju-Ju (Juliana) and she was absolutely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Shann0nMarie
November 13, 2017|
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Response from UrbanLocalManager | Property representative |
Hey there! We run small group tours and availability might be lower when you get to Rio. Get in touch with us to check availability for the desired day and best available prices.
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Mayra A
June 14, 2017|
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Response from UrbanLocalManager | Property representative |
Buenísimo saberlo! Haganos un favor, y a Lucas en especial: ponga a él un review acá en TripAdvisor para que todos sepan como fue su experiência. Saludos y gracias por su mensaje!
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