Santa Teresa Bohemian Neighborhood Private Tour
Discover the colonial and bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa while on this 4-hour private walking tour. See the famous Selarón Steps, Lapa Arches, and vibrant Santa Teresa area with your local guide and small-group of no more than 15. Explore the city to obtain a new view of this amazing neighborhood with your own exclusive guide.
Start your tour of bohemian Rio with a pickup from our easy-to-find departure point. From there, your exclusive guide will escort you to the metro, where you will be transferred to the very center of Rio, Carioca Square. Upon your arrival, you will be led on an excursion that will show you the real Santa Teresa, one of Rio’s most beloved neighborhoods. Make your way through the financial district, towards the 100-year old tram that will take you up the steep hill to Santa Teresa. Ride past the Lapa neighborhood, home to Rio's most vibrant nightlife.
Depart from the tram at Largo dos Guimaraes before your guide brings you to the neighborhood that is majorly occupied by artists. Formerly dilapidated, the cobblestone streets and 18th century architecture now house fine restaurants, fabulous lounges and eclectic art galleries. Pay a visit to the Park of Ruins and observe the mansion of Laurinda Santos Lobo.
Next, stop by Selarón’s Steps, famous for its tiles that were collected from cities all over the world. Then, head over to Cinelândia square, home to the city’s architectural masterpiece, the Municipal Theater.
At the end of your tour, you will be returned to the original departure point.