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Olympic Boulevard, Museum of Tomorrow and Historical Rio

By C2Rio Tours & Travel
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Highlights

  • Visit Rio’s Downtown area and learn about Brazil’s history

  • Get to know about the city's post-olympic legacy

  • Visit the latest Unesco World Heritage site in the city

  • Enter Museum of Tomorrow, the most visited museum in Brazil

  • Finish at Confeitaria Colombo, the famous art nouveau café

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided half-day walking tour in Downtown Rio de Janeiro

  • What's included

    Tickets to the Museum of Tomorrow

  • What's included

    Professional guide with live tour commentary in English, Spanish & Portuguese

  • What's included

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off from hotels in Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme, and Barra da Tijuca

  • What's included

    Comfortable air-conditioned van with maximum capacity of 19 passengers

  • What's included

    All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • What's excluded

    Food and Drinks (available for purchase at Confeitaria Colombo)

  • What's excluded

    Service charge (optional)

Know Before You Book

  • Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Roundtrip transport available from West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) and South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme) hotels via air-conditioned van. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary.

  • Confeitaria Colombo is closed on Sundays.

What you can expect

From March 16th, 2020, visits to the Museum of Tomorrow are temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus.

Discover the best of Rio's past & future. Visit the Museum of Tomorrow, Olympic Boulevard, Valongo Wharf, Confeitaria Colombo, and more.

Walk along Rio’s Downtown area to learn more about Brazil’s history and the city’s post-olympic legacy. Visit the Valongo Wharf, the Olympic Boulevard (new harbour area) with the Kobra Mural and the Museum of Tomorrow, the Monastery of Saint Benedict, the Olympic Cauldron, Praça XV, and the Confeitaria Colombo(closed on Sundays).

Start at the Valongo Wharf - the latest Unesco World Heritage site in the city – and learn more about the African influence in Brazil.

Then head to the Kobra Mural – one of the largest graffiti walls in the world – created by Eduardo Kobra. Walk along the Olympic Boulevard towards the Museum of Tomorrow and admire its remarkable architecture. You will enter the most visited museum in Brazil!

Travel to the past in the Monastery of Saint Benedict, where you will admire the golden ornaments, a heritage from the Baroque period.

See Rio 2016 Olympic Cauldron and notice the reflective-kinetic-sphered-structure as a reminder of the Games.

At the Praça XV, you will see one of the former headquarters of the Brazilian empire and learn more about important facts of Brazilian history that happened in the area.

Finish at Confeitaria Colombo, a “must-see café” in all rankings around the world, decorated in art nouveau style.

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Activity Location

  • Multiple Locations Visited
  • Centro
  • Rio de janeiro State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-100

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  • Copacabana
  • Rio de Janeiro State of Rio de Janeiro
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  • Leme
  • Rio de Janeiro State of Rio de Janeiro
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  • Ipanema
  • Rio de Janeiro State of Rio de Janeiro
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  • Leblon
  • Rio de Janeiro State of Rio de Janeiro
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  • Barra da Tijuca
  • Rio de Janeiro State of Rio de Janeiro
  • Hilton Copacabana - people out of pickup zone
  • 10 Avenida Princesa Isabel
  • Rio de Janeiro State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-011
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