Half Day in Downtown Rio Tour

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From USD 159

Experience a half day of sightseeing in the most fascinating part of Rio de Janeiro - Downtown, also known as "Centro". As an area that has always been bustling with activity, you'll witness the city's rich history and culture on this tour. Wander through the old cobblestoned streets of Colonial Rio and visit the oldest wharf in the city, "Cais do Valongo". Next, explore the new port area, including the futuristic Museum of Tomorrow.

Travel back in time and visit the São Bento Monastery, an exceptional example of Portuguese colonial architecture in Rio and the country. Continue your adventure to see the Olympic Flame and Praça XV, located in the heart of Rio. After exploring, it's time to take a break and indulge in some snacks and refreshments at Colombo, Rio's oldest and historic tea house.

Downtown is also home to various museums, each with a unique style and collection. The National Museum of Fine Arts, with over 18,000 items in its collection, is a must-visit. The Museum of Tomorrow offers a unique and perceptive experience about life in the future, using science to its advantage.

This half day tour is an excellent way to explore Downtown Rio, showcasing the city's rich history, culture, and architecture. From the old and colonial to the new and futuristic, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Get ready for a memorable and educational experience, filled with sights and stories that will stay with you long after the tour is

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Please note that Confeitaria Colombo is closed on Sundays. Our pick-up locations are limited to registered hotels in the Leme, Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon areas of Rio. We apologize for any inconvenience, but we are unable to pick up from private homes, Airbnb locations, or hostels. If you need assistance finding the nearest hotel pick-up location, please contact us. Hotel pickups generally occur between 7-8 a.m., but the exact time will depend on your location. Fun fact: Downtown Rio de Janeiro has a rich history, and many significant cultural events took place in the area with the arrival of the Royal Family in Brazil. In addition to its colonial architecture and remnants, the area offers many tourist attractions that are sure to enchant visitors. Confeitaria Colombo, for instance, has been a tradition in the region for more than 120 years. Please check your ticket for an estimated pick-up time, as traffic conditions can sometimes affect our schedule.

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off included.
  • Professional, licensed and insured driver
  • Museum of Tomorrow (entrance fee Included)
  • Mosteiro de São Bento
  • Praça XV
  • Confeitaria Colombo (optional stop)
  • Different downtown attractions
  • Approximately 6 hours


  1. Copacabana (BR)
  2. Old Port
  3. New Port Areas
  4. Praça Mauá, 1 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro
  5. Praca XV
  6. Colombo
  7. Copacabana