Guided Walk to Lapa and its Surroundings

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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The local guide gives more authenticity to the tour, showing that the biggest motivation for tourism in the city is the opportunity to share ways of life, life experiences and no one can provide a more real experience than someone who lives in the region itself.

In the Lapa and Surroundings Tour we will see some of the most famous tourist spots in the city such as the Selarón Staircase and the Arches of Lapa, while telling the history of Brazil in an interactive and fun way. In the end, you will see that Rio is much more than a beach! It is also one of the most important cities in the world when it comes to culture, history and economy.

What's Included

Professional bilingual tour guide

What's Not Included

Food and Drinks

Private transportation

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99

Additional Info

  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

The buildings of the Municipal Theater, the National Library, the City Hall of Rio de Janeiro, plus its contours with bars, restaurants, cafes, subway, etc. make up the landscape of Cinelândia, a key point in downtown Rio de Janeiro for sightseeing, leisure or tourism. On sunny days, summer or spring, winter or bucolic rainy days, Cinelândia keeps its charms and records in beautiful stories in the memory of the carioca and its visitors.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Escadaria Selaron
The Selaron Staircase connects Largo da Lapa to the part of the Santa Teresa neighborhood next to the convent of the same name. Decorated with numerous tiles by an artist, it has become a tourist spot in Rio de Janeiro attracting countless visitors. The animated photo shown above shows the panels made with tiles from various parts of Brazil and the world.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Carioca Aqueduct
The former Carioca Aqueduct, known as Arcos da Lapa, is one of the city's postcards, in addition to being the most representative symbol of the Old River preserved in the bohemian region of Lapa.

The structure, in mortar stone, presents a Romanesque style, whitewashed, with 42 double arches and glasses on the upper part. Arcos da Lapa are considered the largest architectural work undertaken in Brazil during the colonial period.

Around it are two of the most important venues in the city: Fundição Progresso and Circo Voador.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian
The Cathedral of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, also known as Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro, is a Catholic cathedral located in the city center of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. It was inaugurated in 1979, replacing, as the city's cathedral, the Church of Nossa Senhora do Carmo

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Rua do Lavradio
Every first Saturday of the month Rua do Lavradio hosts the Feira do Rio Antigo. The centennial street, which houses historic mansions, bars, antique shops and concert halls, offers a relaxed program for those who want to know the history of the city and have fun without spending anything.

The event acts as an ode to shopping. Hundreds of stalls offer different products, from furniture to clothes, and accessories to decorative objects. Getting out of there empty-handed is almost impossible.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


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