Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #7 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 3.6 km
Ascend 102 m
Descend 116 m

Experience Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in Rio de JaneiroIndividual Sights in Rio de Janeiro

Sight 1: Sala Cecília Meireles

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Sala Cecília Meireles Carlos Magno / CC BY 2.0 br

Sala Cecília Meireles is a theatre in the Lapa district of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is noted for its chamber music and is considered to be one of the best venues in terms of acoustics in the city, as well as one of the most traditional in its design. The 670-seat theatre is named in honor of Brazilian author and amateur pianist Cecília Meireles.

Wikipedia: Sala Cecília Meireles (EN), Website

158 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Escadaria Selarón

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Escadaria Selarón, locally known as the 'Lapa Steps' for being situated at the "Lapa" neighborhood, is a set of world-famous steps in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They are the work of Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón who claimed it as "my tribute to the Brazilian people".

Wikipedia: Escadaria Selarón (EN)

1193 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 3: Praça Paris

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Paris Square is located in the Glória neighborhood, in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. Designed by French urban planner Alfred Agache, it was built on an embankment in 1926 during the administration of Mayor Antônio Prado Júnior. The project reproduced the layout of a typical Parisian garden and included a large number of large almond trees, works of art and sculptures.

Wikipedia: Paris Square (Rio de Janeiro) (EN)

310 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Monumento a Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca

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Monument to Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca is a monument in honor of Marshal Deodoro da Fonseca in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. The monument dates back to 1937 and houses the remains of Marshal Deodoro and his wife.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca (PT)

560 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: Passeio Público

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The Passeio Público is a public park in the historic centre of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Built after 1779, it is the oldest public park of Brazil and one of the oldest in the Americas.

Wikipedia: Passeio Público (Rio de Janeiro) (EN)

1333 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 6: Monumento Nacional aos Mortos da Segunda Guerra Mundial

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Monumento Nacional aos Mortos da Segunda Guerra Mundial fernando_dallacqua [2] / CC BY 2.0

The National Monument to the Dead of World War II, popularly known as the Monument to the Pracinhas, is located in Eduardo Gomes Park, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Wikipedia: Monumento aos Mortos da Segunda Guerra Mundial (PT)


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