Walking Tour Cinelândia e Lapa - in Rio de Janeiro - LikeALocal Guide

Walking Tour Cinelândia e Lapa


20 EUR

Discover the history of Rio Old Town with its famous buildings (Municipal Theater, National Library, Pedro Ernesto Palace, etc.), Lapa, Selarón Stairs, Arcos da Lapa (Carioca Aqueduct) , Metropolitan Cathedral, Largo da Carioca and Real Gabinete Português de Leitura (Libray from 1837).

Duration: 3 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • Portuguese
Tour by Thiago

Graduated in History and certified as turism guide, I was born in Rio de Janeiro. I have traveled to many countries around the world, including of course my own country. I love to get in touch with people and different cultures.

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  • Visit Cinelandia with the amazing Municipal Theatre, the wonderful National Library and Pedro Ernerto's Palace
  • We will enter in the beautiful Centro Cultural da Justiça Federal
  • Admire Cecilia Meireles´Room and the famous Selarón Stairs
  • A pause to take pictures in front of Arcos da Lapa
  • We will enter in the Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Largo da Carioca and Santo Antonio Church
  • Enter in Real Gabinete Português de Leitura (Libray from 1837).

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Join us in small groups, up to 10 people, and discover the curiosities and history about the buildings and lifestyle of the historical characters of Rio de Janeiro.

The controversies of the construction Municipal Theatre, the collection of rare books of the National Library and the origin of the name Cinelandia.

We will see the beautiful Riachuelo Theater, pass in front of Cecilia Meireles´ Room and stop to know about the life and story of Jorge Selarón - the artist who built the Selarón Stairs.

One of the most famous steps of the world the Selarón Stairs has more than 200 steps with 2.000 ceramic tiles from 60 countries of the world.

We will pause to take pictures in famous Arcos da Lapa (Carioca Aqueduct) and enter in modern Metropolitan Cathedral.

We will go to Largo da Carioca and the famous Bar Luis in Carioca Street.

The tour will finish entering in Real Gabinete Português de Leitura (Libray from 1837) - only on weekdays.

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What’s included & not included

  • Friendly and professional guide
  • Entry to Centro Cultural da Justiça Federal
  • Entry to Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Entry to Real Gabinete Portugueês de Leitura
  • Transport
  • Tickets to the buildings
  • Lunch

Meeting point

In front of Starbucks at Cinelândia Square (Praça Floriano, 7 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil)

Reviews from travellers (1)


Extremely good
for Thiago’s tour (Walking Tour Cinelândia e Lapa)
I had a tour through the old part of Rio, which was extremely well organised and the guide Thiago was very knowledgeable and knew what he was taking about. Well done, Thiago and the 'like a local guide' team -I wish you all the best.
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