Free Walking Sightseeing Tours in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Explore Rio de Janeiro in Brazil with one of our free walking tours. Click on a marker on the map to get started and view details about the tour. Below is an overview of the sightseeing tours. A total of 17 tours are available in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Activities in Rio de JaneiroIndividual Sights in Rio de Janeiro
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Languages English
Duration 4h
Reviews 4.9/5 stars, 91 ratings

Rio's Finest Walking Tour.
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Languages English, Spanish, Portuguese
Duration 3h
Reviews 4.7/5 stars, 374 ratings

The best Free Walking Tour of Downtown and Lapa
Travel back in time in our Rio Free Walking Tour of Downtown and Lapa and relive the past while walking through the charming colonial streets of Rio and learning about the four centuries of the...
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Languages English, Spanish
Duration 2h 30min
Reviews 4.7/5 stars, 156 ratings

Free Tour - Santa Teresa - Art and Politics
The bohemian heart of Rio de Janeiro awaits you. During the free tour of the Santa Teresa neighborhood you will discover beautiful mansions, charming yellow trams and numerous urban art murals....
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Languages English, Spanish
Duration 2h 30min
Reviews 4.7/5 stars, 58 ratings

Little Africa: African Resistance and Culture in Brazil
When visiting Brazil, it’s impossible not to talk about the influence of Africa on our culture! Just imagine samba, capoeira, or feijoada, the things that Brazil is known for in the world. All...
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Languages English, Spanish, Portuguese
Duration 2h
Reviews 4.6/5 stars, 311 ratings

Historical Downtown - Free Walking Tour
“Rio de Janeiro is still gorgeous”, is one of the most beautiful and simple quotes that portrays the Amazing Rio de Janeiro. The energy, monuments and the spectacular mix of sea and mountains,...
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Languages English, Spanish, Portuguese
Duration 2h 30min
Reviews 4.6/5 stars, 97 ratings

Free Tour Pedra do Sal: Samba and Resistance
Walk through the most famous historical places of Afro-Rio de Janeiro, an immersion in Afro-Brazilian culture, gastronomy and traditions. In this walking tour you will learn about important black...
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Languages English, Spanish
Duration 3h
Reviews 4.5/5 stars, 42 ratings

Free jungle tour Rio de Janeiro
During the activity travelers will experience the biggest urban atlantic forest in the world. Tijuca national park! Note that in our community of free ride all the tours are made in customized...
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Languages English, Spanish
Duration 2h
Reviews 4.4/5 stars, 45 ratings

Bossa Nova and the Carioca Life
Copacabana and Ipanema, two of the most famous neighborhoods in the world. When we talk about Rio de Janeiro, we instantly think of the beaches, we invite you to discover the local culture and...
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Languages English, Spanish
Duration 3h 15min
Reviews 3.3/5 stars, 4 ratings

Free Tour - Pão de Açucar (Urca)
The Urca neighborhood is one of the most charming places in the city. Combining natural beauty and history. It is here that one of the most famous attractions of Rio de Janeiro is located, a...
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Languages English
Duration 5 hours
Reviews 9.9/10 stars, 156 ratings

Rio's Finest Walking Tour
Let's explore the city by foot and VLT (all public transportation fares are included). This tour is provided in English only. Let's meet at Cinelandia. In front of Starbucks. I would appreciate...
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Self-guided Tour #1

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Number of sights 16 sights
Distance 7.5 km
Ascend 241 m
Descend 241 m

  • Cidade do Samba
  • Morro da Providência
  • Morro do Livramento
  • Campo de Santana
  • Real Gabinete Português de Leitura
  • Largo de São Francisco de Paula
  • Igreja de São Francisco de Paula
  • Teatro João Caetano
  • Praça Tiradentes
  • Teatro Municipal Carlos Gomes
  • Museu da Polícia Civil
  • Catedral Presbiteriana do Rio de Janeiro
  • Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco da Penitência
  • Morro de Santo Antônio
  • Rio de Janeiro Cathedral
  • Arcos da Lapa
Details for Tour #1 in Rio de Janeiro

Self-guided Tour #2

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Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 10.3 km
Ascend 258 m
Descend 253 m

  • Espaço Cultural da Marinha
  • Navio-Museu Bauru
  • Centro Cultural Correios
  • Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
  • Casa França-Brasil
  • Edifício A Noite
  • Valongo Wharf
  • AquaRio
  • Cidade do Samba
  • Campo de Santana
  • Largo de São Francisco de Paula
  • Church of Our Lady of the Candelária
  • Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte do Carmo
  • Antigo Convento de Nossa Senhora do Carmo
  • Igreja da Santa Cruz dos Militares
  • Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Lapa dos Mercadores
  • Arco do Teles
  • General Osório Statue
  • Largo da Misericórdia
Details for Tour #2 in Rio de Janeiro

Self-guided Tour #3

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3 km
Ascend 66 m
Descend 60 m

  • GRES Acadêmicos de Santa Cruz
  • Palacete Princesa Isabel
  • Ecomuseu Comunitário de Santa Cruz
  • Morro do Mirante
  • Solar dos Araújos
Details for Tour #3 in Rio de Janeiro

Self-guided Tour #4

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Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 12.7 km
Ascend 436 m
Descend 347 m

  • Monumento Nacional aos Mortos da Segunda Guerra Mundial
  • Largo da Misericórdia
  • Espaço Cultural da Marinha
  • Centro Cultural Correios
  • Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
  • Casa França-Brasil
  • Igreja da Santa Cruz dos Militares
  • Antigo Convento de Nossa Senhora do Carmo
  • Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte do Carmo
  • Church of Our Lady of the Candelária
  • Largo de São Francisco de Paula
  • Igreja de São Francisco de Paula
  • Morro de Santo Antônio
  • Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco da Penitência
  • Arcos da Lapa
  • Capela do Menino Deus
  • Rio de Janeiro Cathedral
  • Campo de Santana
  • Morro da Conceição
  • Morro da Providência
Details for Tour #4 in Rio de Janeiro

Self-guided Tour #5

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Number of sights 16 sights
Distance 10.3 km
Ascend 216 m
Descend 193 m

  • GRES Estácio de Sá
  • Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí
  • Praça da Apoteose
  • Capela do Menino Deus
  • Arcos da Lapa
  • Escadaria Selarón
  • Palácio São Joaquim
  • Praça Paris
  • Monumento Nacional aos Mortos da Segunda Guerra Mundial
  • Jardins do Palácio do Catete
  • Palácio do Catete
  • Museu da República
  • Largo do Machado
  • Praça José de Alencar
  • Praça São Salvador
  • Palácio Laranjeiras
Details for Tour #5 in Rio de Janeiro

Self-guided Tour #6

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.6 km
Ascend 56 m
Descend 91 m

  • Palácio Laranjeiras
  • Praça São Salvador
  • Largo do Machado
  • Praça José de Alencar
  • Carmen Miranda Museum
Details for Tour #6 in Rio de Janeiro

Self-guided Tour #7

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Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 8 km
Ascend 169 m
Descend 151 m

  • Praça da Apoteose
  • Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí
  • GRES Estácio de Sá
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • GRES São Clemente
  • GRES Unidos da Tijuca
  • GRES Paraíso do Tuiuti
  • Quinta da Boa Vista
Details for Tour #7 in Rio de Janeiro

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Why Visit Sights? Self-guided sightseeing tours are a free and safe alternative to bus tours. You can explore Rio de Janeiro at your own pace, any time! Do something good for your health by walking.