Embark on a guided exploration of Rio's Downtown area, exploring the city's post-Olympic heriayhe. Your journey commences at Valongo Wharf, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where the African influence in Brazil takes center stage.
Next, admire the striking Kobra Mural, an expansive graffiti wall by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra, portraying five ethnic groups against a vibrant geometric backdrop. As you traverse the Olympic Boulevard, witness the reflective-kinetic-sphered Rio 2016 Olympic Cauldron, a poignant reminder of the Games.
Continue to the Museum of Tomorrow, a modern marvel dedicated to exploring the possibilities shaping our planet's future. Transition to the past at the Monastery of Saint Benedict, where a simple facade belies an interior adorned with golden Baroque-era ornamentation.
Your journey progresses through historical Praça XV, offering insights into pivotal moments of Brazilian history. Conclude your immersive experience at Confeitaria Colombo, an opulent café adorned with imported French, Portuguese, and Belgian decor. Indulge in Brazilian traditional snacks or desserts, savoring the ambiance of one of Rio de Janeiro's most prestigious locales from the early 20th century.