6 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Rio de Janeiro: Sightsee This Major Brazilian City
Rio de Janeiro
Take a walking tour of the historic centres of Rio. Visit Cinelândia, Municipal Theatre, The Pedro Ernesto Palace, National Museum of Fine Arts, The National Library and Lapa-the Bohemian area of Rio!
Meet up in the lobby of the hotel.
Take the subway to the downtown area of Rio de Janeiro.
There walk to the historic center. Walking, you will explore the historic area of Rio.
Start at Cinelândia, the most eclectic space of Rio built between 1902-1910 to promote the sanitation and consequently modernization of the area.
There you will see the beautiful Municipal Theatre, The Pedro Ernesto Palace, built to be the city council, The National Museum of Fine Arts, The National Library that houses the royal Portuguese Library that came with D. Joao VI from Portugal and the Federal Justice Cultural Center built initially to be the episcopal miter.
Then go to Lapa, the bohemian area of Rio de Janeiro.
There you will be able to see the Lapa Aqueduct built in the 18th century to bring water into town.
See the Selarón Stairs built by the Chilean artist Jorge Selarón, who claimed it as his tribute to the Brazilian people. Though his Stairs, you will reach Santa Tereza, the bucolic area of Rio de Janeiro where you will be able to see very interesting places such as Parque Das Ruinas and Carmelita's convent dated 1750.
When you are done, head back by subway again.
My services as your personal tour (Brazilian) guide.
Help with transportation to and from your hotel and/or cruise ship terminal and around the city.
You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs, snacks, entrance fees (when applicable) and restaurant meals.
Sightseen Tour: Cinelândia, Lapa, Selarón Stairs and Santa Tereza.
Rio de Janeiro
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