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Tour of Santa Teresa and Selarón Steps by foot

Availability: Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit Ruins Park and the Selarón Steps in 4 hours
  • See random artists' exhibitions in Santa Teresa
  • Walk in the bohemian area of Rio and see its unique architecture.
  • Perfect for a educational cultural afternoon with children
What to expect

Visit Santa Teresa and the Selarón Steps with this afternoon walking guided tour.

On this tour you will:

  • see the Lapa Arcs, a former aqueduct that is now temporarily deactivated
  • see the little cobblestone streets and the charming neighborhood of Santa Teresa, with its completely different vibe from the rest of Rio
  • experience Old Rio, its tradition, its architecture, the lifestyle, street art and the bohemian atmosphere at night
  • see the way of life that helps the local artists create their art and work on their craft
  • see the Ruins Park (Parque das Ruínas) where you get to see one of the most beautiful views of the lesser known Rio
  • maybe see the random exhibits organized by the different artists’ workshops around the neighborhood
  • walk down the famous ceramic Selaron stairway steps to reach Lapa, created by the Chilean Jorge Selarón
  • learn more about the pieces of ceramic that were placed on top of the paintings done by the locals who were decorating the stairs in support for the National Soccer Team in 1994’s World Cup, won by Brazil
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What's included
  • Professional tour guide
  • Public transportation fees
What's not included
  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and beverages
  • Roundtrip transfer from/to hotel
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  • Children (3-12): reduced
Meeting point:
  • Meeting point: at Cine Odeon right in front of Cinelândia Metro Station
What to remember
  • The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation
  • You will need to present your voucher on the day of the tour. You can choose to print it or to bring a mobile version of it on your smartphone or tablet
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  • This tour is available on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from 2.00pm to 6.00pm
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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