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Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour

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A free walking tour that will take you on a time travel through the historical downton in Rio de Janeiro! You decide how much the tour is worth in the end and will win free tasting of Brazilian products! Together we will explore beautiful Rio and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Praca Floriano - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - Rj 7 | Cinelândia Square, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mariana was an amazing guide, she was so informative, engaging, frank and passionate. Her witt brightened up what can sometimes be a scripted, lack lustre tour. She took us around the down town of Rio and Lapa and we discussed the history of the colony,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour with Raphael was great! He gave us a lot of information which was relevant and interesting. He answered all our questions and gave us great recommendations. We had a lovely walk despite the rain!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Rafael gave us a great overview of Brazil and Rio’s history in this tour. He made it very informative. We did the tour on the weekend when I guess the downtown area is quieter but it was a sham to see so many homeless people...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Wellington b, Gerente at Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, first of all thank you for choosing #Riobyfoot, and we also regret so many people on the street without a home, we hope that this will be solved!

Reviewed 24 October 2018

This was so much more than you would expect from a tour. Rafael's commitment and passion for what he does is obvious. We never felt rushed even though we had many questions as he shared so much interesting information. This was not just a 'tour"...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Wellington b, Gerente at Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018
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Muchissima gracias por su evaluación, fué un gran honor recibirlos en nuestor tour! Te esperamos ver nuevamente!! #Walkthisway

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Rafael is a wonderful guide. It was a fun walk through the city. He also shared a wealth of knowledge about Brazilian history and culture. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marta M
Wellington b, Gerente at Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018
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Muchas gracias por su evaluación, fué un gran gusto recibirlos en nuestor tour! Hasta pronto !

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Our guide was very helpful and well informed about the history of the city.Very joyfull 3 hours walking tour around the city centre.

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Wellington b, Gerente at Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018
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Muchas gracias por su evaluación, fué un gran gusto recibirlos en nuestor tour! Hasta pronto !

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing guides and great preview of Brazilian history overall and Rio’s history! Despite having a tour group of just me and one other friend, the guides gave us a fantastic semi-personal tour :)

Date of experience: August 2018
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Wellington b, Gerente at Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

We are very happy to know that you like the tour, we hope you tell us your friends and that you return soon to take a walk with us!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

We were the only two people that turned up for the tour, so we were worried that it wouldn't go ahead. We were relieved when we did the tour just us two and our guide, Natalia. Natalia was lovely and bubbly, and really knew her...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Juliet L
Wellington b, Gerente at Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

We are very happy to know that you like the tour, we hope you tell us your friends and that you return soon to take a walk with us!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

It was a perfect tour discovering some of Rio's most beautiful and interesting touristic hot spots...

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Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tibs2018
Wellington b, Gerente at Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

We are very happy to know that you like the tour, we hope you tell us your friends and that you return soon to take a walk with us!

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I've done these tours I multiple cities and I'm always pleased. In this trip we did two walking walking tours and a food tour, all well worth the time.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SEFWT
Wellington b, Gerente at Rio by foot - Free Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

We are very happy to know that you like the tour, we hope you tell us your friends and that you return soon to take a walk with us!

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travelpassion
23 June 2018|
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Response from Wellington b | Property representative |
Hello, no reservation needed, it should just pop up. The meeting point is in front of ODEON CINEMA in CINELÂNDIA square - Cinelândia Metro Station
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3 May 2018|
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Hi. We have found then because of their green T-shirt’s ( worn on that day) and written on them: free walking tour. Very recommended :) No phone number:(
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23 April 2018|
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Response from 214rn | Reviewed this property |
tip based of course. ur call smthg like 30 to 50 real
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