2 hours and a half.
Praça Mauá, Downtown Rio de Janeiro.
What to bring:
comfortable clothing, comfortable shoes and water.
Cancellation and rescheduling policy:
If you cancel your booking until 48 hours before the beginning of the activity, we will refund 100% of the advance you paid for the booking.
We will gather at our meeting point to begin this Pedra do Sal Free Tour. Pedra do Sal is a historical and religious site in Rio de Janeiro, it is located in the Saúde neighborhood, and has a special meaning for residents of African descent in Rio. In addition, it is a center for samba and choro music. On this tour you will walk through the famous and historical places in the area and learn about important black personalities, who fought with all their hearts to end slavery in Brazil, in emblematic places of resistance and culture. You will also learn about the history of samba, this lively and rhythmic music of Afro-Brazilian origin that is sung and danced in Brazil and is known worldwide. You can end the day having a tasty caipirinha, the famous Brazilian cocktail, which dates back to the 19th century.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Free Tour?
Free tours are guided walking tours and they are completely free but the guide expects to receive a tip at the end of the tour. There is no minimum amount, so you decide the price.