If you like a ride that makes you go down in history and virtually go back in time, then our tour through the historic center of Rio de Janeiro, it is certainly your best option.

In a short walk you will explore all the rich history of Rio de Janeiro hidden behind its architecture. You will be charmed by the beauty of the churches, palaces and museums of the historic center. And to complete, you almost have a history lesson of the Marvelous City with our guide.

PRICE The tour price is per person. Discount for groups larger than 6 people, please contact us by email.
MINIMUM NUMBER 4 participants
OBSERVATION To perform this tour with a private way is necessary to make a reservation by email
LANGUAGES Portuguese – English – Spanish
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION We pick you up and take you back in any location in the southern zone and the city center. For other regions, please consult the transfer prices.
DEPARTURE TIME 08:00 AM – 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM – 13:00 AM – 14:00 AM – 15:00 AM
RETURN TIME Approximately 3 hours after the scheduled departure time
WEAR Comfortable clothing and shoes, hat and sunscreen.
Private transportation Professional motoguide
Lunch Drinks

If you want to know more information about our Rio de Janeiro Historic Tour, please contact us. We will be happy to assist you. We usually reply our emails within 30 minutes.

    *This itinerary serves only as a base.



    At the scheduled time for you, our motoguide will be ready to pick you up in an executive car and show you the beauties of Rio de Janeiro with all safety and comfort you deserve.

    Mauá Square

    Our tour around the Old Town starts at Mauá Square, port area of Rio de Janeiro. The region has just undergone a revitalization and gained new attractions like the Rio Art Museum and the Museum of Tomorrow.

    Monastery of St. Benedict and Candelaria Church.

    Then we will visit the Monastery of St. Benedict, one of the main monuments of colonial art in the country. And then we’ll take you to meet the famous and imposing Candelaria Church.

    Praça XV

    A few more steps and we arrive at Praça XV, a region known for being where the occupation of the city began. There you can know the Cultural Center Bank of Brazil (Old National Mint), the Cultural Centre France-Brazil, the Arc of Teles (March of colonial architecture), the Church of Our Lady of Carmo and the Tiradentes Palace (former seat the Brazilian Congress).

    Confectionery Colombo

    After this little marathon, nothing better than a quick stop at Confectionery Colombo. You will be able to enjoy all the charm and taste all the delights of one of the oldest cafes of Rio de Janeiro.


    Moving forward, our tour lands in the heart of Lapa, where you will explore the beauties of the Metropolitan Cathedral, Selarón Stairs and of course the Lapa Arches.


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