Niteroi City Tour & Niemeyer route

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From $70.00

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Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

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On the other side of Guanabara Bay, we can find the city of Niteroi. The city is nicknamed "The Smile City" (Cidade Sorriso), it is just a short ferry ride from downtown Rio across the Guanabara Bay or just a drive over the longest bridge in Brazil, the "Ponte Rio-Niterói", just like the name says it connects both cities.

Niteroi was not only the old capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro when Rio de Janeiro was still the capital of Brazil. It is also the city with some of the most amazing architecture of Oscar Niemeyer like the Museum of Contemporary Art and you have the best views of the Rio de Janeiro Sky line.

What's Included

Hotel pick-ups and drop-offs (selected hotels only)

Professional guide

Small-group tour transported by an air-conditioned deluxe minivan

What's Not Included

Entrance tickets to the local attractions.

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 5 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please, have a paper or electronic voucher with you. It needs to be presented to
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • the tour guide at the beginning of the tour.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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.

What To Expect

Ponte Rio–Niteroi
You will cross the President Costa e Silva Bridge, commonly known as the Rio–Niterói Bridge, beeing a box girder bridge crossing Guanabara Bay, in the State of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. It connects the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Niterói. It is currently the longest prestressed concrete bridge in the southern hemisphere, and the sixth-longest in the world. From its completion in 1974 until 1985 it was the world's second-longest bridge, second only to the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway.

• Admission Ticket Free

Teatro Popular Oscar Niemeyer
In Niteroi you will have a chance to see several works done by the famous architect Niemeyer, the same one that built our capital, Brasilia

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi
Designed by Oscar Niemeyer with the assistance of structural engineer Bruno Contarini, who had worked with Niemeyer on earlier projects, the MAC-Niterói is 16 meters high; its cupola has a diameter of 50 meters with three floors. The museum projects itself over Boa Viagem (“Bon Voyage,” “Good Journey”) beach and also a neighborhood, the 817 square metres (8,790 sq ft) reflecting pool that surrounds the cylindrical base “like a flower,” in the words of Niemeyer.[citation needed]

A wide access slope leads to a Hall of Expositions, which has a capacity for sixty people. Two doors lead to the viewing gallery, through which can be seen Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, and Sugarloaf Mountain. The saucer-shaped modernist structure, which has been likened to a UFO, is set on a cliffside, at the bottom of which is a beach. In the film Oscar Niemeyer, an architect committed to his century, Niemeyer is seen flying over Rio de Janeiro in a UFO which then lands on the site, suggesting this to be the origin of the museum.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra
Santa Cruz da Barra Fortress is located on the eastern side of the Guanabara Bay Bar, in the Jurujuba neighborhood, in the municipality of Niterói, in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro.

Crossing fires with the Fortress of St. John and the Fort Tamandaré da Laje, it constituted the main defensive structure of the bar of Guanabara Bay and the city and port of Rio de Janeiro during the period of the Colony and the Empire.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Parque da Cidade
From the top of this park you will see a breathtaking view of the Guanabara Bay as well as the city of Rio de Janeiro. You can also enjoy the jumping of hang gliders as well as parapents

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Arquitectura y paseo
913valeriaj, 02-10-2022
El recorrido fue muy lindo, un tour privado que disfrutamos mucho. El servicio estuvo muy bien, las explicaciones de la guia durante el recorrido fue muy interesante.
Manuela_44-17, 18-06-2022
Preciosa experiencia! SORPRENDENTE su gente, su alegría, sus paisajes que decir hermosos es POCO! La compañía de Gisela y de Victoria fue muy agradable, transmiten sosiego y dulzura! Recomendado 100 %.

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