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Rio Free Walking Tour

Praca Marechal Floriano | Cinelandia, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
+55 21 98600-2593
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Great for private tours

My experience has been that the free walking tours our often good, but a private tour geared to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dak94402
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San Francisco, California
A must if you are not familiar with Rio beyond its beaches, Corcovado, and Pao de Azucar.

It's easy to make a trip to Rio and not make it past beaches, good food, cocktails, and a bit of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Orlando C
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New York City, New York
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Rio Free Walking Tour is a Tour in the historical Downtown of Rio. Our CERTIFIED guides will explain a little bit of the Brazilian history and the everyday of a carioca life in a fun and relaxed way. We run the tour with 3 different guides.English, Spanish and Portuguese. It is a 3 hours walking tour! Monday to Friday at 9:30AM in front of Municipal Theatre!!! Go by metro: Leave at Cinelandia Look for the guides wearing yelow t-shirts and yellow umbrellas. Join us! Come and check! And a new Tour: African´s Heritage and Docks Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10h30 Meeting point: Praca Maua - in front of the MAR Museum 2 hours tour We will speak about the renovation of the Port area, the story of the African and the beginning of the samba. We are sure that you will love to understand more about our culture. We are waiting for you!
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Praca Marechal Floriano | Cinelandia, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My experience has been that the free walking tours our often good, but a private tour geared to your interests and pace is a great investment. I would rather spend a little less on the hotel room where I will spend little waking time and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's easy to make a trip to Rio and not make it past beaches, good food, cocktails, and a bit of Brazilian culture. This walking tour gives you a window into Rio beyond that - the former capital city of Brazil. I chose the tour...More

Thank Orlando C
RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the kind words! Be always welcome Orlando! warmest regards

Reviewed October 3, 2017

We did the free walking tour in September with Yoana and it was wonderful. It's a great way to explore the city, find hidden gems, and learn about interesting facts and stories you wouldn't normally get a chance to. Our guide created a really great...More

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RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words! best regards

Reviewed September 25, 2017

The providers of this service are extremely nice and skilled. They speak different languages and are very professional, notwithstanding the fact that the walking tour in the centre is free of charge! I found it the best way of exploring Rio's central district, which could...More

Thank Eliana C
RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente de recepção at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Hi there Eliana! Thank you so much for the kind words! And Miss Bond thanks you too

Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Hicimos el tour del centro y lapa con Josefa muy preocupada que conozcamos la ciudad, sus datos y curiosidades. Muy recomendable. It's good overview to know the main sights of the city center & Lapa neighborhood. Very good idea to take as soon as you...More

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RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente geral at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017
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Muchas gracias!

Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Given the other reviews here I had high expectations, but the tour was somewhat disappointing. Our guide was friendly and gave us information about the places where we stopped, but it felt more like tour-book-information, not like traveling with a local. I didn't feel like...More

Thank ogol17
Reviewed July 4, 2017

I did the downtown walk on my second day in Rio. It was a nice way to get introduced to the downtown area with its historic and modern buildings. Excellent guide with good English. Very enjoyable and interesting.

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

Amazing day tour to Arraial do Cabo. One of the most beautiful beaches on earth. The price worths for all experience provided by this day tour. It is a must if you are going to stay a few days in Rio de Janeiro.

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

We would definitely recommend this free walking tour for anyone who would like a brief synopsis of the history of the city. The tour guide was very enthusiastic, funny and had great energy. It was three hours, but certainly didn't feel like that long. The...More

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RioFreeWalkingTour, Gerente de relações públicas at Rio Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2017

Thank you so much BeachCrawlerCouple!

Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Our guide was Jesse, the guide was very punctual and was exactly 3hrs. The guide went quickly and was very informative. The guide was free, however because of the quality of the tour it's only courteous to tip the guide afterwards. We felt that the...More

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Vicki B
September 16, 2017|
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Hi Vicki! It´s starts at 10:30, our African Henritage and Docks tour in Mauá Square
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April 24, 2017|
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Response from Mathias A | Reviewed this property |
I forgot the metro station but it's easy to find you should expect cost for food and drinks if necessary, besides that the whole point is that it is free stuff 🙂
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Estelle_Keith
April 1, 2016|
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Hi Estelle! How are you? We have 2 tours: Downtown and Docks The Downtown Tour: We start at Cinelandia and walk around Lapa, the Selaron Steps, Fundição Progresso, Cathedral, Largo da carioca, Colombo Bakery and Praça... More
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