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Rio Backgrounds of Carnival Tour

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  • 4 hr

Rio is internationally recognized for its grandiose Carnival Parade and Samba. But only a few people really know how the parades are made. With this tour, you will get to know the origins of this world known festivity, visiting the Sambadrome ; the revitalized port area where the samba has its roots, the charming port area neighborhood of Morro da Conceição an old hidden historical area nowadays full of artists and ateliers; the historical site Pedra do Sal, where the samba started, familiarize yourself with the African-Brazilian culture, the period of slavery and all the pillars that have supported the modern day Carnival. Undoubtedly the highlight of the tour is the visit to a samba school atelier, where you can experience how the carnival in Rio is being done behind the scenes. The impressive and gigantic work of designing and building all the magnificent floats that will be used in the famous parade at the Sambadrome during carnival.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Sambodromo da Marques de Sapucai

The big carnaval stadium. Here is where the big parade happens!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pedra do Sal

Where the world known samba music has been created. Special area related to the afro-brazilian culture.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Morro da Conceicao

Historical area, related to the afro brazilian culture.

Duration: 30 minutes