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5 Hours History tour itinerary for Rio de Janeiro: Learn The History Of Brazilian Architecture Through A Downtown Walk

Rio de Janeiro

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Discover the history of Brazilian architecture as you take on the streets of downtown and be inspired by buildings of different styles from colonial to contemporary, which makes this city so unique.

DAY 01

Rio De Janeiro tour

  • Enjoy a pick up from the hotel by your Rio de Janeiro tour guide.

  • Proceed for a quick visit to the Museum of Modem Art (MAM). 

  • Visit Lapa arches (old colonial aqueduct). 

  • Walk around Cinelandia square for neoclassic, rococo and modern style buildings from the early and mid 20th century. 

  • Promenade around the Carioca square and be amazed by the colonial-style buildings. 

  • Stop for coffee at traditional cafe Confeitaria Colombo. 

  • Have fun on a VLT streetcar ride. 

  • Visit the São Bento Monastery.

  • Take a tour of the Olympic Boulevard, including Museu de Arte do Rio viewpoint and Museum of Tomorrow, contemporary style building. 

  • Be inspired by Kobra's big street art walls. 

  • Round your trip at Pedra do sal area for a sample of the fro-Brazilian history. 

  • 80 USD Per Adult
  • Services of Rio de Janeiro tour guide. 

  • Pick up and drop off in the hotel.

  • VLT streetcar ticket.

  • 1 bottle of water. 

  • Transport (Uber or cab from the hotel to tour site, from tour site to hotel).

  • Admission tickets if applicable.

  • Food and drinks. 

  • Welcome to Rio de Janeiro - the official capital of world architecture in 2020. Being the capital of Brazil until the 1960s, Rio has a lot of important and iconic buildings part of the history of Brazilian architecture, especially in the downtown area, from different architecture styles: from colonial to modern and contemporary styles. Here you can find buildings designed by Oscar Niemeyer and Lucio Costa that had the collaboration of french Le Corbusier and Burle Marx for example.

  • Wear a hat, especially on sunny days, and comfortable shoes. 

  • Learn the history of Rio de Janeiro and Brazilian architecture through a walk in the downtown area

Rio de Janeiro

Art
Art Tour
History
History Tour
Museum
Museum Tour
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Felipe Barroso

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