tour Rio Historico, is an unusual walking tour
which gives the visitor a feeling for the legends
and stories woven around the narrow streets and old
historical buildings of downtown Rio. The walk includes
a visit to many interesting points, such as the São
Bento Monastery, Candelaria (the candle-makers), Praça
XV, the "Travessa do Mercado", Imperial
Palace, the cultural center located in the beautifully-restored
Banco do Brasil, the Casa França-Brasil, Ouvidor
(the listeners) Street and Gonçalves Dias Street
with the traditional Colombo Coffee Shop. The walk
continues on down Uruguaiana Street, Carioca Square
up to the Metropolitan Cathedral where passengers
will meet the transportation that will take them back
to their hotels.
The Rio Historico Tour departs on Tuesdays
to Fridays afternoons and takes approx
4-hours. The passengers will be picked-up from their
hotel in the afternoon, between 13:00pm and 14:00pm,
depending on the hotel location. Exact pick-up time
will be advised upon reconfirmation. The tour departs
normally from your hotel in Rio de Janeiro, but the
pick-ups are also available from the Cruise Ship Port.
• The service includes round trip transport,
bilingual guide service (English/Spanish/Portuguese).
NO admission fees, meals or beverages are included,
and gratuities are optional.
• Tours are not wheelchair accessible
• Infants aged less than 2 years are free of
• Children between 3 - 12 years have discount.