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Brazilidade

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-150, Brazil
+55 21 8139 6544
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Amazing Local Favela Tour Experience

The tour was an amazing experience, guided by someone who is born and raised at Favela Santa Marta... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Apoena M
Favela Tour

It was a great experience, i really enjoyed the tour. Sheila was very informative and her tour left... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Teodora T
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BRAZILIDADE - Tourism and Experience works with communitarian and social tourism at favela Santa Marta - Botafogo - Rio de Janeiro.It is a local business that is part of the Creative Economy of the State of Rio de Janeiro - Incubator of small business and entrepeneurs. We work in partnership with the local entrepreneurs and local business to develop and make improvements in the favela through the tourism activity.We don't make favela tours. The entrepreneur is born and lives in Santa Marta and takes part in most of the internal discussions that aims the local improvements.By meeting the favela Santa Marta with us you are supporting these ideals
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-150, Brazil
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+55 21 8139 6544
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was an amazing experience, guided by someone who is born and raised at Favela Santa Marta and really knows a lot about social, cultural, economic and all aspects about favelas and the city. Considering this, having the opportunity of asking lots of different...More

Thank Apoena M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a great experience, i really enjoyed the tour. Sheila was very informative and her tour left me with a different perspective on the Santa Marta Favela.

Thank Teodora T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My class partner and I were so drawn to Sheila's charm and knowledge that we decided to do a short documentary about Sheila, Brazilidade, and Santa Marta after going on a tour with her! She guided us through Santa Marta and told her stories from...More

Thank Dominique R
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

We went on a favela tour in Santa Marta with Sheila and it was nothing less than amazing! Sheila was born and raised in the Favela, which gave the tour a friendly, less touristy feel and definitely put us at ease as we knew we...More

Thank J6363CGjohnj
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

We went to Santa Marta and used Brazilidade and Sheila as guide. She guided us in a safe, interesting and friendly way. Santa Marta is worth a visit.

Thank Bernt S
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Sheila was such a sweetheart for showing me around the favela, and brought me to the scenes were Michael Jackson filmed his music video. She’s born and raised here and has extensive knowledge of the favela, so what better person to do the tour with...More

Thank Andre W
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shei_shei, Proprietário at Brazilidade, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Thanks André! You are a sweetheart! Warm hugs and great pleasure meeting You!!!

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend had a lovely and very interesting tour in the Santa Marta favela in Central Rio with Brazilidade. The small tour operator is run by the incredibly warm, welcoming and knowledgeable Sheila. There only the three of us and we could ask...More

Thank Johannes W
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

My friends and I went on a tour of the Santa Marta favela led by the wonderful Sheila. Sheila is a lifelong resident of Santa Marta and is incredibly knowledgeable of her city, so we really got an authentic perspective of life in the favelas....More

Thank Yvey L
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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Sheila is the mayor of the favela. She is both respected and loved. As we journeyed through the favela we were met with warm welcomes from the residents and Sheila filled our minds with knowledge of the history, societal structure and positive, but realistic outlook...More

Thank Anacaona26
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shei_shei, Proprietário at Brazilidade, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Ownnnn,....! Thanks Ana!! Nice and warm experience with all of you!!

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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

This tour was amazing!! Sheila took us through the entire favela and provided incredible detail on the background and history of the favelas in Brazil. She opened our eyes and our hearts and for that, I am extremely grateful.

Thank Sharitravels12
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shei_shei, Proprietário at Brazilidade, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Thank you Shari!! Very nice meeting you and having a beautiful black rainbow here in Santa Marta!!

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You can call, text through whatsapp or email the owner of the tour service. She's very responsive. Her phone number is 55 21 8139 6544. The email is on her website
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