Little Africa And The City Of Samba: Where Dreams Come True

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5 hours
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Why take this tour?

Visit the most typical places of the first African cultural manifestations in the Americas. Take a new look at the two cultures, African and European, and its legacy in the arts, cuisine, dance and music, highlighting the Carnival. • Visit the City of Samba, or City of Dreams, an area where the Samba Schools develop the floats that will parade in the Sambodrome • Understand how celebrations of Catholic and African merged its cultural manifestations and producing the most famous Carnival in the world. • Visit the current region of the Port, which for decades received thousands of Africans from different ethnic groups, nations, and cultures. • Visit Pedra do Sal (Salt Stone), where the Community of Remnants of Quilombos is located and considered as Cultural Heritage. • Get to know Valongo Wharf, the largest African point of entry in the Americas. It has been submitted to UNESCO to become World Heritage.

What’s included?

  • Bottled water

  • Snacks

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

  • Entry/Admission - Instituto de Pesquisa e Memória Pretos Novos - IPN

  • Entry/Admission - Cidade Do Samba

  • Food and drinks

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Before you book

  • Duration: 5h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

We follow the rules of the Health Ministry and the Wolrd Health Organization.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Tours to get to know the main tourist attractions of Rio. Know where are the places of the city to enjoy a nightlife, typical restaurants for lunch or dinner, beaches, gardens, parks, and museums that deserve to be visited, among other attractions. We offer unique and multicultural experiences that make the trip memorable, contributing to the awakening of a new consciousness.

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