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Historical tour in Rio's old downtown

The 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.

Additional Info:
• 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 charge
• Children between 3 - 12 years have discount.