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Walking Tour of Santa Teresa: A Historic Rio de Janeiro Trip


Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday

  • Duration

    Approximately 4 hours 

  • Start time

    2:00 p.m. 

  • Meeting Point

    Meet your guide is at Cine Odeon right in front of Cinelândia Metro Station, Praça Floriano, 7 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20031-050

  • Ending Point

    Same as the Meeting Point 

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Explore the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa during your Rio trip!
  • Walk around Ruins Park and enjoy fantastic views of Downtown Rio below!
  • Climb down the famous Selarón Steps to the Lapa neighborhood!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!
  • Watch trendy locals get some shopping done or catching up in the cafés!


See where Rio was originally founded during a Walking Tour of Santa Teresa: A Historic Rio de Janeiro Trip!

With your Walking Tour of Santa Teresa: A Historic Rio de Janeiro Trip tickets, you’ll explore one of the most happening neighborhoods in the city! Meet your friendly and knowledgeable guide a Cine Odeon near the Cinelandia Metro Station! Then, marvel at the beautiful architecture of Santa Teresa, which has drawn in artists from all around the world! Coming to Santa Teresa and enjoying one of the neighborhood’s edgy art exhibits is what to do in Rio de Janeiro!

Take a leisurely stroll around Ruins Park and soak up amazing views of Downtown Rio from above! Then, discover one of the top Rio de Janeiro attractions in the city: The Selarón Steps. These famous steps were completely covered in bright, colorful mosaics by world-renowned artist, Jorge Selarón. Enjoy the rare opportunity to walk down the Selarón Steps and check out the popular Lapa neighborhood before deciding what you’d like to do with the rest of your day. It’s one of the coolest things to do in Rio de Janeiro!


  • Walking Tour of Santa Teresa: A Historic Rio De Janeiro Trip
  • A 4-hour, guided tour of Rio de Janeiro
  • Walking tour
  • Live guide and commentary 


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to attractions
  • Public transportation fees

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