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Free Walking Tour Rio de Janeiro

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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Free Tours Rio de Janeiro

Duration: 2 Hours
Next Tour: Tomorrow, 10:30
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Next Tour: Today, 16:00
Duration: 2.5 Hours
Next Tour: Wednesday, 15:00
Duration: 2.5 Hours
Next Tour: Thursday, 15:30

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Best Free Tours in Rio de Janeiro

The jewel in Brazil’s crown, this city is a byword for partying, but there’s more to discover in this wonderful city. On the Free Tours of Rio de Janeiro, you will immerse yourself in the Carioca lifestyle. You will learn about its fascinating history and how it has gone from being a colonial capital for the Portuguese to being a leading city in the region to being the first city in South America to host the Olympic Games. Make the most of one of the Free Walking Tours in Rio de Janeiro. Joining a local guide on an Essential Rio de Janeiro City Tour is the safest way to walk around the city center and visit emblematic places. Book a Free Tour of Lapa and Gloria neighborhoods to immerse yourself in the local culture. For architecture lovers, join a Free Tour of Santa Teresa and see charming mansions alongside some incredible street art.

Highlights of a Free Tour in Rio de Janeiro

With Rio de Janeiro Free Walking Tour, you’ll visit iconic landmarks such as the Arco do Teles, the Imperial Palace, or the church of Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga Se, and its spectacular Royal Chapel. Enjoy the best views of Guanabara Bay as well as visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, with a structure that is reminiscent of the temples of pre-Columbian America. Rio de Janeiro’s skyline is famous for its iconic Sugarloaf Mountain, as well as the neighboring Christ the Redeemer on Mount Corcovado, one of the Seven Wonders of the modern world. Rio is famous for football and samba, so you cannot miss the famous Maracana Stadium, one of the largest in the world, as well as the unique Sambadrome. It’s the huge outdoor venue where the famous Rio de Janeiro carnival parade is held, and where thousands of people congregate to dance samba!

Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

There are endless things to do in Rio de Janeiro. Spend a day at the world-famous Copacabana Beach and enjoy spectacular views. It’s the place to see and be seen! Head around the corner to Ipanema Beach, where you can find the chic neighborhoods of Ipanema and Leblon. Sugarloaf Mountain dominates the iconic Rio skyline. Take the cable car up to the peak and savor one of the most amazing city views in the world. If you are a football fan, then catch a match at the Maracana Stadium and experience your football fantasy. Head to the neighborhood of Santa Teresa for its lovely architecture and street art. It has a great decadent vibe and is full of artisanal shops for you to rummage through. A trip to Lapa is a must for its buzzing nightlife. Dance the night away or simply people-watching whilst sipping on a caipirinha.

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