Ancient Rio and Santa Teresa Tour with Hotel pick-up and drop-off

We invite you to join us in a journey back in time though Ancient Rio and Santa Teresa!
Let’s visit the historical center of Rio and go to the Mosteiro de São Bento, walk through the Praça XV, Arcos dos Teles, Cinelandia (and take the opportunity to visit Colombo’s bakery) and the Arcos da Lapa. We will also visit the bucolic neighborhood of Santa Teresa with the beautiful houses of the early 20th century. Santa Teresa is famous for its traditional tram from 1897 and for being the nest of several painters that open their houses so that you can check their work.

per adult from

$51

AUD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entrance to museums
    • Entry/Admission - Carioca Aqueduct
    • Entry/Admission - Museu Nacional De Belas Artes
    • Entry/Admission - Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro
    • Entry/Admission - National Library (Biblioteca Nacional)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Santa Teresa, Rua Aurea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-210 Brazil

    Bucolic neighborhood, home to several painters. Admire the wonderful mansions which date back to the 20th century and be amazed at its history. The neighborhood still has the tram which was built back in 1897.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas, Rua Murtinho Nobre 169, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-050 Brazil

    Former home to a preeminent female art supporter, Laurinda Santos Lobo, the Parque das Ruínas is now a cultural center that keeps her legacy of supporting artists everywhere.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Carioca Aqueduct, Rua Riachuelo 27, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-010 Brazil

    It used to transport water, but now is a popular means of transportation for residents of Santa Teresa.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Praca Quinze de Novembro - Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20010-010 Brazil

    The square is located in the historical centre of Rio de Janeiro and is surrounded by the Palácio Tiradentes, the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro; and the Paço Imperial. The Praça XV Station is a ferry terminal servicing a number of destinations in the city of Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Arco do Teles, Praca Quinze de Novembro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20010-010 Brazil

    Located in what was once the downtown market of the city, it has small streets and alleys full of bars and small restaurants.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Cinelandia, Avenue rio Branco, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050 Brazil

    Famous square in downtown Rio, surrounded by historical buildings with great places to take a picture.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Museu Nacional De Belas Artes, Avenida Rio Branco 199 Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20040-008 Brazil

    Designed in 1908 by architect Adolfo Morales de los Rios to host the National School of Fine Arts, heir to the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, this building was built during the urban modernization carried out by mayor Pereira Passos in the then Federal Capital. We do not enter, but we take time enjoying the architecture aspects of this building.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, Praca Floriano Cinelândia, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050 Brazil

    Inaugurated in 1909, the Theatro Municipal is one of the most importante theaters of Brazil and Latin America. The Theatro Municipal has drawn international artists and important names from Brazilian culture, including dancers, musicians, opera singers, and performing artists. Since the 1930s, the Theatro Municipal of Rio de Janeiro has maintained its artistic independence, and is the only Brazilian institution to have its own choir, a symphony orchestra, and ballet company. We do not enter, but we take time enjoying the architecture aspects of this building.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: National Library (Biblioteca Nacional), Avenida Rio Branco 219, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20040-920 Brazil

    The biggest library in Latin America was founded in 1810 by D. João VI, the King of Portugal. It is an imponent building with an archive of almost 9 millions items in downtown Rio that holds rare books, manuscripts, original letters written by Princess Isabel, the first newspapers printed in the country, and two copies of the precious Mainz Psalter Bible, printed in 1492. We do not enter, but we take time enjoying the architecture aspects of this building.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Hotel Rio Othon Palace, Av. Atlântica, 3264 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22070-001, Brazil
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup is available from most hotels in the areas of Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, Flamengo and Downtown (Centro). Contact us back to adjust the pickup time.For Barra da Tijuca/ Recreio we provide pick-up for an additional rate.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • We contact you back in order to provide proper pickup time. Check your emails and/or cell phone.
    • If requested, you must present a copy of your ID.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended for this tour.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers per Minivan.
    • Minimum of 2 people are required for this activity to take place.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Rio Carioca Tour Ltda

Activity ID: V-8753P9

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