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Lapa and Santa Teresa Private Walking Tour

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Get to know Lapa and Santa Teresa, Rio’s most bohemian districts, strolling around its streets that have a history to tell in every corner, including a ride on the historic tram that connects the two neighborhoods.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Cinelandia

At Floriano Peixoto square, popularly know as Cinelândia, we will appreciate this historical place surrounded by the buildings of the National Library, the City Hall (Pedro Ernesto Palace), the former Federal Supreme Court, Monroe Palace, and the Municipal Theater.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian

We will walk from Cinelândia square towards Rio`s Cathedral - Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião, built in a modern style and conical format.

Duration: 20 minutes

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We will take you on a ride in one of the oldest trams of the world: The Santa Teresa tram. The tram connects the city center to Santa Teresa, passing on top of the Lapa Arches (Arcos da Lapa), where we can have a view of Lapa from above.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Largo dos Guimaraes

We will alight at Largo do Guimarães, the cultural and gastronomic area of Santa Teresa. There, you can try the local cuisine in the neighborhood's trendy restaurants and bars.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas

We will visit one of the 6 best viewpoints in the city - Ruins Park, which features gorgeous views over downtown Rio de Janeiro and Guanabara Bay.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Escadaria Selaron

We will walk towards Lapa, passing by the colorful Selarón steps, that connects the two neighborhoods.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Carioca Aqueduct

In Lapa, we will admire the Arcos da Lapa and walk by the area, finalizing the tour at a local cachaça bar to try our national beverage.

Duration: 30 minutes