We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rios de Historia Tour Historico

Open Now: 08:00 - 18:00
Open today: 08:00 - 18:00
Review Highlights
An amazing experience!

Last weekend I did a tour with friends in the city of Rio de Janeiro and I could not be more happy... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Chaweng, Thailand

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
via mobile
Read all 288 reviews
All photos (145)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
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...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
See all hours
Avenida Rio Branco 135 Sala 611 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20040-912, Brazil
+55 21 99715-8502
Reviews (288)
Filter reviews
164 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshistorical sitesgreat englishan amazing experiencebrazilian historyexcellent guidewonderful cityraulcompanyriotopic
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 164 reviews
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Last weekend I did a tour with friends in the city of Rio de Janeiro and I could not be more happy about this company. The explanations on the historical sites, the curiosities about the city and the friendly way we were treated, made us...More

Thank corterealjf
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.

Thank Angel M
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

Thank RSWatson
Reviewed 13 August 2017

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

Thank firstreview60713
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

Thank lorenareis2017
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
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
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

Thank nancyknab
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
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
View more reviews
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 284 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Windsor Guanabara Hotel
1 394 reviews
.45 km away
Hotel ibis budget Rio de Janeiro Centro
3 023 reviews
.54 km away
Hotel Atlantico Tower
357 reviews
.57 km away
Hotel ibis Rio de Janeiro Centro
2 183 reviews
.58 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 14 424 restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
109 reviews
.07 km away
112 reviews
.09 km away
123 reviews
.06 km away
Chocolates Brasil Cacau
50 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1 844 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Jesuitas Church
87 reviews
.21 km away
Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church
287 reviews
.32 km away
Saara Shopping District
767 reviews
.30 km away
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga Se
48 reviews
.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Rios de Historia Tour Historico staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines