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Discover Rio de Janeiro on Foot

Discover Rio de Janeiro on Foot

The Historic Downtown of Rio de Janeiro is an amazing part of the City to discover the city n foot with more historic buildings and places where happended the main politicals facts of the brazilian history.

walking tour in rio de janeiro brasil

Around the neighborhood we have amazing churches, palaces and squares. But the downtown is not a easy area to visit alone. You need to make a right itinerary that just a tour guide in Rio can helps.

Below i listed 3 historic builds of Rio de Janeiro to visit during your walking tour.

1.The São Francisco da Penitencia Church

The pure example of the brazilia barroc the church is simple amazing!!!! You can visit the church from Tuesday to Friday. The ticket cost R$2,00

Rio de Janeiro City Center Walking Tour - Convento de St. Antonio Rio
Rio de Janeiro City Center Walking Tour Convento de St. Antonio Rio
St Antonio Convent - Walking tour in the historic Rio de Janeiro.
Walking tour in the historic Rio de Janeiro.

2. The Saint Benedict Monastery
Built by the Benedictins is other amazing church of the City. Inside the St. Benedict Convent is one of the birth places of the city. The church now is under restauration but you can enjoy the mess on Sundays at 11 pm and visit on the weekends.

Rio de Janeiro City Center Walking Tour - Sao Bento Convent

3. The Imperial Palace
The name of this palace says everything. Visit the former house of the Royal Family of Brazil and enjoy the colonial architecture, the expositions and a nice cafe to refill your energy.

Important tips: We recommend to visit the Downtown just during the week. 0n the weekend the area is empty and not very safe to visit.

Rio Cultural Secrets offers the Rio de Janeiro on Foot Tour from Tuesday to Friday.

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