Stunning walking tour by the Port of Rio de Janeiro

Estimated duration 4 hours
Meeting point Mauá Square, statue
Up to 8 People
Tour type Nature, Local Culture / Folklore

Discover the best of Rio de Janeiro's port with this walking tour. A professional tour guide will give you everything you need to know about this place.

Take our tour to discover the historical Port of Rio! Not only was the port the point of arrival for the Portuguese Royal Family and the starting point for Portuguese colonization, but it was also the origin of the Brazilian Empire. Nowadays, the port area is completely revitalized with modern museums, bars and restaurants.

During our walking tour in Rio de Janeiro you will visit:

Cais do Valongo: also known as the Valongo Wharf, it is the old dock that was the landing and trading place of African Slaves until 1831.

Pedro II dock: another historically significant dock in the port.

Pedra do Sal: a historical and religious site especially significant to those of African descent.

Mar: The Rio Art Museum.

Mauá Square and Pier: The new, modern part of the port.

São Francisco da Prainha Church: One of the oldest churches in Rio.

Museum of Tomorrow: Rio’s science museum, designed by famous architect Santiago Calatrava.

Additional information
What is not included
  • Transportation
  • Museum tickets or attractions requiring extra payment or accreditation from the professional
Our commitment
  • Only local certified experts
  • Low prices guaranteed
  • Refund guaranteed until 48 hours before the service
  • Easy and quick booking and payment system. Pay only a booking fee. The rest will be paid after the service.

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