Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #3 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Tour Facts

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

Explore Rio de Janeiro in Brazil with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in Rio de JaneiroIndividual Sights in Rio de Janeiro

Sight 1: GRES Acadêmicos de Santa Cruz

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GRES Acadêmicos de Santa Cruz Grêmio Recreativo Escola de Samba Acadêmicos de Santa Cruz. / Conteúdo restrito

Grêmio Recreativo Escola de Samba Acadêmicos de Santa Cruz is a Brazilian samba school in the city of Rio de Janeiro, based in the neighborhood of Santa Cruz, in the west zone of the city. Among the samba schools of the Rio Carnival that have already paraded in Marquês de Sapucaí, it is the one that is located furthest from the Sambadrome, located on Rua do Império in Santa Cruz. It is currently affiliated to the Super League Carnival of Brazil and participates in the Série Prata, the third division of the Carioca Carnival.

Wikipedia: Acadêmicos de Santa Cruz (PT)

1346 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 2: Palacete Princesa Isabel

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Palacete Princesa Isabel

The Princesa Isabel Palace is a building located in the Santa Cruz neighborhood, in the city of Rio de Janeiro. With its architecture reminiscent of the neoclassical style, the construction was intended to house the administrative headquarters of the old Santa Cruz Slaughterhouse. It currently functions as a social center promoting culture in the region, offering a modest library, musical instrument courses, etc.

Wikipedia: Palacete Princesa Isabel (PT)

2 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 3: Ecomuseu Comunitário de Santa Cruz

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Ecomuseu Comunitário de Santa Cruz

The Santa Cruz Community Ecomuseum is an ecomuseum located in the historic quarter of the Santa Cruz Slaughterhouse, in the Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Santa Cruz.

Wikipedia: Ecomuseu de Santa Cruz (PT)

771 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: Morro do Mirante

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Morro do Mirante is a geographical accident located in the Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Santa Cruz, being its highest point and is approximately 65 meters high. It is topped by an observatory and a large cross.

Wikipedia: Morro do Mirante (cidade do Rio de Janeiro) (PT)

855 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: Solar dos Araújos

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Solar dos Araújos is a palace founded in 1895 that is located in the neighborhood of Santa Cruz, in the west zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro; in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Wikipedia: Solar dos Araújos (PT)

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