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Rios de Historia Tour Historico

Avenida Rio Branco 135 Sala 611 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20040-912, Brazil
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The staff was respectful and very knowledgeable. The passion shown for the city and the history of... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Angel M
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Great historical tour

We went on a half day historical tour of the centre of Rio with Raul. Great tour with in inciteful... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
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The Rios de Historia seeks to provide tours with a different dynamic. Our passion is Rio de Janeiro and we present its history in a fun and informal way. Our downtown tour is a delightful trip to the past where every corner is surprising and we run into buildings and streets with French and Portuguese architectural influences. Capital of the Colony, of the Brazilian Empire and of the Republic, Rio de Janeiro staged several remarkable facts from the Brazilian history. Come with us and find out another side of the Wonderful City.
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Avenida Rio Branco 135 Sala 611 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20040-912, Brazil
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The staff was respectful and very knowledgeable. The passion shown for the city and the history of the country showed the beauty and reality of their country. This is an excellent tour and I love how diverse the tours can be.

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We went on a half day historical tour of the centre of Rio with Raul. Great tour with in inciteful guide. We would recommend

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

excellent guide, knowledgeable, engaging...would highly recommend. Offered to be helpful even when our walking tour of central Rio ended.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Raul is an awesome tour guide, who knows so much about the city. I felt that i was able to understand and be more immersed into the city with his knowledge. It didn't even feel like he was a tour guide with how friendly he...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

It was a super tour, we learned a lot about the historical aspects of the city, understood the way that the city developed, made the experience much more valuable! Raul took us through a very impressive sights and walk. Starting at Cinelândia, and finished by...More

Thank Sterac
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I took a tour with Raul. He's a native Brazilian who speaks great English! He knew everything there was to know. I was already a bit schooled on Brazilian history so I had some off topic questions and he was right there with every answer...More

Thank Kevin L
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Our diverse group of visitors to Rio de Janeiro could not have had a better experience for a full day into the evening tour of the magnificent city of Rio. Raul and his driver catered the itinerary to what was important for us to see...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I took a tour of Rio with my fiancé and family that Raul guided. All of the logistics went smoothly and we saw so much of the city during the day while having plenty of time to enjoy the sights. The trip to Cristo Redentor...More

Thank jk818
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Through our hotel we arranged to meet Raul Melo in downtown Rio. As a former history teacher he provided a great historical perspective on the development of Rio and modern day history pointing out important locations on our walk. This is a private tour but...More

Thank SilverSpringer
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

Originally we booked for 2 days, and asked Raul for a third day because it was great. Raul knows the city, and he adapted very well to our family. We had 2 kids (11 and 6), so the pace and activities had to be flexible...More

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Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
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all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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