SUPER SAVER: Rio City Tour with Tickets to the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center & Municipal Theatre + Brazilian Food Tour

  • No booking or credit card fees
  • Instant confirmation You'll receive your confirmation right away by email
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
Selaron steps in Santa Teresa neighborhood
Selaron steps in Santa Teresa neighborhood
Candelaria Church in downtown Rio
Candelaria Church in downtown Rio
Imperial Palace in downtown Rio
Imperial Palace in downtown Rio
Archs of Lapa
Archs of Lapa
Municipal Theater in downtown Rio
Municipal Theater in downtown Rio
National Library in downtown Rio
National Library in downtown Rio
Brazilian Food Tour
Brazilian Food Tour
Brazilian Food Tour
Brazilian Food Tour
Brazilian Food Tour
Brazilian Food Tour
Brazilian Food Tour
Brazilian Food Tour
Downloading...

What To Expect

Save money while experiencing all that Rio has to offer! Tour the different neighborhoods of Rio, see the main highlights of the city and visit the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center, the Municipal Theatre Opera House and the National Library. The day afer, visit the neighborhoods of Gloria, Lapa and Santa Teresa and stop at several food stands and restaurants to taste typical brazilian food.

Highlights

  • Combine a City Tour and a Food Tour and save money!

  • Explore all that Rio has to offer from Copacabana to downtown Rio, Lapa and Santa Teresa

  • Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city and stop at the major attrations such as the Praça XV de Novembro Square, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Lapa Aqueduct, the Ruins Park and Cinelandia Square

  • Visit the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center, the National Library and the Municipal Theatre (Opera House)

Specifications

Type:
Tours in Rio de Janeiro
Departs From:
Rio de Janeiro
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
8 hours for the City Tour - 4 hours for the food tour
Availability:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:00 AM
Product Code:
14711
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
Languages:
Featured On:
Municipal TheatreBanco do BrasilRio de Janeiro City Tours & SightseeingRio de Janeiro Food, Wine & GastronomyCity Tours & SightseeingFood, Wine & Gastronomy

Description

Make the most of Rio de Janeiro and combine a City Tour including a visit to the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center, the National Library and the Municipal Theater with a Brazilian Food Tour in the neighborhoods of Lapa, Santa Teresa and Gloria.

DAY 1 - FULL-DAY CITY TOUR OF RIO DE JANEIRO

You will be picked up from Leme, Copacabana, Ipanema or Leblon for a full day City Tour of Rio de Janeiro including a guided visit to the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library and the Municipal Theatre Opera House.

One of the first highlights of Rio that you will see is the Monastery of San Benito. Is it considered one of the main attractions of the Brazilian architecture and was founded in 1590 by two Bahian monks. Then, you will see the Candelaria Church, a neo-classical building that took over 100 years to build before heading to the Primeiro de Março avenue. It is one of the most important streets of Rio where the France-Brazil House, the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil and the Post Office building are located.

After that, you will reach the Plaza XV with the Imperial Palace that was built in 18th century to serve as residence for the governors of colonial Brazil and used as a Royal residence before being one of the main political centers of Rio. Do not miss the gorgeous Tiradentes Palace, former building of the Brazilian Parliament located on the same square.

Pass by the modern Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio, the impressive Arcos da Lapa aqueduct in the Lapa neighborhood known for its lively cultural life and the lovely Ruins Park in Santa Teresa neighborhood.

Visit the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center, a brazilian cultural organization among the top hundred most visited art museums in the world.

The last stop of the tour will be at Cinelandia square, where you will be able admire the beauty of the Municipal Theatre, the National Library, the Legislative Assembly and the Museum of Fine Arts before visiting two of them.

Enjoy a guided visit of the Municipal Theatre, one of the most beautiful art-nouveau buildings in Rio inspired by the Paris Opera Garnier and that receives the major international and Brazilian artists, from dance, music and opera.

Pass by the National Museum of Fine Arts also known as MNBA, one of the most important cultural institutions of the country, as well as the most important museum of Brazilian art. It has an impressive collection of 20,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints of the 19th-century.

Then, explore the largest library in Latin America and the 7th largest in the world which collection includes about 9 million items.

You will be dropped off in the Southern hotel area of Rio after the tour.

DAY 2 - BRAZILIAN FOOD TOUR

Taste traditional brazilian dishes as you explore authentic eateries in the historic neighborhoods of Gloria, Lapa and Santa Teresa.

You can't leave Brazil without savouring typical brazilian fast-food such as Cachorro Quente - the local hot dogs, Pasteis Brasileiros - thin crust pies filled with meat, chicken, shrimps, cream cheese and fried in oil or Empadas de Queijo - fried pastry stuffed with cheese.

You will also taste one of the most popular appetizers in the country: the Coxinha de Frango, which consists on a dough made with wheat flour and chicken broth, filled with spiced chicken meat, shaped into a chicken little drumstick, and deep-fried.

Of course, your Brazilian food tour wouldn't be complete without the traditional Feijoada - a stew of beans with beef and pork and Churrasco - grilled meat.

Learn about Brazilian culture as well as the history of Rio and the architecture of the three lively neighborhoods.

Includes

  • Hotel pick up and drop off from/to main hotels located in Leme, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon

  • Transportation

  • Professional Tour Guide

  • Full-Day City Tour of Rio de Janeiro including:

  • Guided visit of the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center

  • Guided visit of the National Library

  • Tickets to the Municipal Theatre Opera House and guided visit

  • Half-day Food Tour including:

  • Walking tour in Gloria and Lapa neighborhoods

  • 4 food tastings

Excludes

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks except those mentioned above

Please Note

  • The Banco do Brasil Cultural Center, the National Library and the Municipal Theatre might be closed on National Holidays and won't be visited in this case during the City Tour.

  • According to the tour date you booked, the City Tour will be on Thuesday or Thursday and the Food Tour on Monday, Wednesday or Friday. Therefore the order of the tour described in the itinerary can change meaning that the City Tour can be on Day 1 and Food Tour on Day 2 or Food Tour on Day 1 and City Tour on Day 2.

  • Click here to view the list of hotels where pick up is included. If your hotel is not on the pick up list, your meeting point will be just outside the hotel Windsor Atlantica. Address: Avenida Atlântica, 1020. Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.

Price & Options

Why City Discovery?
  • Easy booking
  • Instant confirmation
  • Reschedule anytime
  • Best price guaranteed
  • 24/7 Customer support
Need Help? Call 24/7
Secure & simple payments

All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.

Our travelers also loved

Lowest Tour Prices
Reschedule Anytime
Instant Confirmation
24/7 Customer Support

Deals in your Pocket Never miss a deal while traveling