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Activities in Rio de Janeiro

Olympic Boulevard + Museum of Tomorrow Tour

1 review | 23 travellers
We were happy with the guide Liz since she knew how to explain very well all the details where we were going. The guide is very happy, the tour was pleasant and also the guide has a gift of people, excellent service!
10 Mauricio
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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US$ 32.30
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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On this tour, you'll discover the legacy of Rio 2016 in the Olympic Boulevard and the famous scientific exhibition of the Museum of Tomorrow, the most visited in Brazil. 

On this tour, you'll discover the legacy of Rio 2016 in the Olympic Boulevard and the famous scientific exhibition of the Museum of Tomorrow, the most visited in Brazil. 

Olympic Boulevard + Museum of Tomorrow Tour

After picking you up at your hotel in Rio de Janeiro we'll go to the Valongo Wharf area on a minibus. Did you know that between 1850 and 1920, the area became known as 'Little Africa' because it was occupied by emancipated slaves from many different nations? This cultural melting pot is expressed on the nearby Etnias Mural, created by the artist Eduardo Kobra to reflect the multiculturalism in the country. It is the largest graffiti mural in the world measuring 560 feet and even holds a Guinness World Record.  

We'll continue with the tour towards Mauá Square and the Olympic Boulevard, where we'll discover intriguing facts about the legacy of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. On the same boulevard, there is a modern building designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava: the Museum of Tomorrow. To learn all about some of the surprising theories about our planet and solar system we'll visit the permanent exhibition.

Close to the Museum of Tomorrow is the San Benito Monastery. Inside we'll admire the different Mannerist style works of art, which will allow us to understand Rio's colonial heritage. The history is further reflected at the next stop: 15th November Square. Did you know that this day is special for Brasilians as it was the day the Republic was declared?

Finally, we'll go to one of the most renowned coffee shops in Rio, the legendary Confeitaria Colombo. This establishment (closed on Sundays) stands out for its Art Nouveau decoration. After admiring the interior design of the premises, we'll head back to your hotel in Rio de Janeiro.

Important Information

The tour includes pick up, at the times indicated, in the following tourist areas of Rio de Janeiro:

  • Between 7 and 8 am: west Rio (Barra da Tijuca). Drop off will be at 2 pm.
  • Between 8:10 and 8:55 am: south Rio (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema and Leblon). For these areas, drop off will be at 1 pm.

 

When you book you must indicate which of the two areas mentioned you would like to be picked up from. Independent from the option chosen, after the pick ups at the different hotels the tour will start at 9 am.

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Price

Adults Children between 5 and 10 years old Children under 5 years old
Tour with pick up in southern area
US$ 32.30
US$ 26.90
Free
Tour with pick up in western area
US$ 48.40
US$ 43.10
Free

Tour with pick up in southern area

  • Adults

    US$ 32.30
  • Children between 5 and 10 years old

    US$ 26.90
  • Children under 5 years old

    Free

Tour with pick up in western area

  • Adults

    US$ 48.40
  • Children between 5 and 10 years old

    US$ 43.10
  • Children under 5 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

4 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Pick up and drop off at hotel in selected area.

Transport by minibus.

English speaking guide.

Museum of Tomorrow Ticket.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

From
US$ 32.30
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.