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Lapa Neighborhood Tours

The most bohemian of Rio de Janeiro’s neighborhoods, vibrant Lapa is best known for its eclectic music scene, with an abundance of bars, clubs and venues hosting local samba and forró bands. After dark, the main streets of Rua da Lapa or Rua Joaquim Silva come alive, with dancers spilling onto the streets and top clubs like the Rio Scenarium, Arco Iris and Asa Branca teeming with locals and in-the-know tourists. 

Even in the daylight hours, Lapa is a colorful district to explore, with the striking colonial buildings now home to a string of vintage shops and cafés frequented by Rio’s creative types. The area is also home to two of the city’s most iconic landmarks, most notably the Lapa Arches (Arcos da Lapa), an enormous 18th-century aqueduct that towers 64 meters over the central square. With the 42 grand arches dramatically lit at night, the arches make a popular meeting place for cariocas, as do the brightly painted steps of the Selaron Ladder, a short walk away. The masterpiece of Chilean artist Jorge Selarón, the 215 steps of the Selaron Ladder are richly decorated with over 2,000 tiles in the colors of the Brazilian flag and mark the way into the neighboring district of Santa Teresa.

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Rio de Janeiro Downtown Tour, Rio de Janeiro, null
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Rio de Janeiro Downtown Tour

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With this tour you will have the chance to see and visit the main attractions in Downtown Rio, the oldest part of Rio de Janeiro!

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $44.99
Private Tour: The Best of Rio, Rio de Janeiro, City Tours
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Private Tour: The Best of Rio

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Discover the most famous sightseeing spots of Rio de Janeiro on this private 8-hour tour. Benefit from seeing all the major attractions in just one day, making ...  Read more

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $259.00
Rio de Janeiro: Walk and Ride in the City Center, Rio de Janeiro, City Tours
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Rio de Janeiro: Walk and Ride in the City Center

Come explore the downtown by foot, light rail, and trolly on this 5-hour small group tour. Get a full experience of one of South America's most iconic downtown ...  Read more

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $87.99
Rio de Janeiro Combo Tour: Santa Teresa, Corcovado, Christ & Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Walking ... 
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Rio de Janeiro Combo Tour: Santa Teresa, Corcovado, Christ & Copacabana

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 101 Reviews

Don't know what to do with a full day in Rio? How does a visit to Christ the Redeemer, time in Copacabana, and a ride on Rio's last remaining tram sound? Join ...  Read more

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $149.00
Santa Teresa Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, City Tours
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Santa Teresa Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Leave behind the glitz of Copacabana and discover another side of Rio on this 4-hour walking tour. Follow an expert guide into the cobblestoned hilly ...  Read more

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $43.00
Full Day Complete Tour of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Half-day Tours
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Full Day Complete Tour of Rio de Janeiro

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This is a complete day tour of the city of Rio de Janeiro covering its most well-known landmarks. You will be accompanied by a professional guide and have ...  Read more

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $109.99
Small-Group Guided Highlights of Rio Day Trip, Rio de Janeiro, City Tours
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Small-Group Guided Highlights of Rio Day Trip

4 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

You’ll see every one of the Marvelous City’s highlights, from the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue to the colorful Selaron Staircase. You’ll also explore ...  Read more

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $119.00
Full-Day Rio de Janeiro Customized Private Guided Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Day Trips
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Full-Day Rio de Janeiro Customized Private Guided Tour

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Experience the best of Rio de Janeiro your way on this tailor-made, private guided tour for up to 14 people. A certified multilingual guide and driver reveals ...  Read more

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $340.00
Half Day Brazilian Flavors Walking Food Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Custom Private Tours
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Half Day Brazilian Flavors Walking Food Tour

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This is a special tour for foodies. Taste Amazonian fruit juices, visit a street market, bars and some really old restaurants – during 6 hours to eat a ...  Read more

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $150.00
Rio de Janeiro Essential Day Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Food Tours
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Rio de Janeiro Essential Day Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Enjoy a thorough city tour of Rio de Janeiro. Ascend to the Christ the Redeemer statue early in the morning and be one of the first to see it. Walk down the ...  Read more

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $67.99

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