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Rio De Janeiro: Excursion To Little Africa And The City Of Samba

Nothing says Brazil like Samba, whose roots go back to the colonial days when millions of Africans arrived via the slave trade. It's hard to imagine how something so terrible could produce something so beautiful and joyous, but that’s the story of Samba. Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
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Take a walking tour along the beautiful Olympic Boulevard and learn about Rio de Janeiro’s past, present, and future. See key landmarks like the Olympic Pyre, the Museum of Tomorrow, the Cultural Center of the Bank of Brazil, the largest mural in the world and much more.

Listen to informative commentary from your guide about the history of these landmarks and the city as you walk down the boulevard.

- What Will You Do

- Visit Pedra do Sal, this local is considered Little Africa, one of the places in Rio where the samba was born
- Stop at Cais do Valongo, considered by UNESCO Human Heritage due to its importance to understanding the influence African culture in the Americas

- What To Expect

- Discover the fascinating history of Samba by visiting key sites
- Go behind-the-scenes of Rio’s world-famous Carnival celebration
- Connect with Quilombo culture with a visit to Pedra do sal
- Tour Valongo Wharf in Little Africa, once a major hub of the slave trade

- What Is Included

- Bottled water and snacks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
- Entry/Admission - Instituto de Pesquisa e Memoria Pretos Novos - IPN
- Entry/Admission - Cidade Do Samba

- What Is Not Included

- Food and drinks

- Know Before You Go

- This tour will have a maximum of 15 travelers

- Transfers

We can pick you up and drop you off at your lodging location, including port Cruise, within a 15 km radius of the Meeting Point.

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- Duration: 5 hours
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- Mobile tickets are accepted
- We speak: BR language flag EN language flag ES language flag

Meeting Point

Rio de Janeiro
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