Highlights / General details
Beginning visit the Monastery of San Benito, founded in 1590 by two monks who came from Bahia and is considered one of the main attractions of Brazilian architecture. Later we will continue to the Candelaria Church, neo- classical building that took over 100 years to build. The next important point is the street circuit Primero de Marzo, highlighting the France-Brazil House, the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil and the Post Office building until you reach the Plaza XV, where the Imperial Palace and the Tiradentes Palace is located. After the Plaza XV.
We will also visit the Banco do Brasil, which is an institution that promotes and supports the arts in general. Another interesting point we will visit is the Municipal Theatre, one of the most beautiful buildings in Rio de Janeiro which has a characteristic art-nouveau design. Opened in 1909, the theatre receives the major international and Brazilian artists, from dance, music and opera.
To end with this historical tour we’ll stop at Cinelan- dia, where you can admire the beauty of the buildings of the Municipal Theatre, the National Library, Legislative Assembly and the Museum of Fine Arts.
Points of Interest
San Benito Monastery founded in 1590;
Candelaria Church, neoclassical building;
France-Brazil House, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil;
Municipal Theatre, Legislative Assembly;
Museum of Fine Arts;
Banco do Brasil.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off (select hotels in Rio De Janeiro); Bilingual guided tour.
Food and beverages; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available Tuesday and Thursday at 11:00am.
Approximately 6 hours.
Please be ready 15 minutes prior the pickup schedule time at the lobby of your hotel.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**