We start at the Praça Floriano (Cinelâdia), where we will see the Municipal Theater, The Belas Artes Museum, the National Library, the Pedro Ernesto Palace. We will continue towards the "Morro do Castelo" (the place where the city of Rio de Janeiro was founded and was destroyed at the beginning of the 20th century) passing through the Church of Santa Lúcia, the Santa Casa da Misericórdia, the National History Museum and Ladeira da Misericórdia. We continue along Rua 1 de Março, passing through the Igreja de São José, Palácio Tiradentes, Paço Imperial, Praça XV, Igreja Do Carmo, Antiga Sé, Arco do Telles and Igreja da Candelária. When we return by the Rio Branco Avenue, we will enter the Travessa do Ouvidor and pass through the classic Confeitaria Colombo, to follow the Largo de São Francisco and follow the imposing Royal Portuguese Literature Cabinet. We will go to the Praça Tiradentes. Then we are going to the Metropolitan Cathedral, following the Convent of Santo Antônio and ending the tour at the Praça Floriano.
Living in Rio de Janeiro since 2010. Big fan and lover of all it's history, gastronomy, culture and curiosities. Married with a writer and historian, who taught me almost everything of Rio de Janeiro, and made me fall in love with all it's story's. And now I want to tell that to others on the places it happened. I use to show the city with a foreign point of view but with a local knowledge an passion. I hope you like to have an especial experience during our Walking Tour at the Old Rio de Janeiro and it's History since 1555 until now.
You are going to know some secrets and curiosities of the history of Rio de Janeiro. Especially were was the extinguished "Morro do Castelo". The very first place were the Portuguese started to found the city. With many battles, secrets and treasures legends.
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The tour it would take between 4 to 5 hours depending on the walking rhythm, and the questions or doubts. Outros Idiomas: English Português Español Italiano