Olympic Boulevard, Rio de Janeiro

Enter your dates to find available activities

Olympic Boulevard, Rio de Janeiro: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Rio: Olympic Boulevard, Museum of Tomorrow & History Tour

    1. Rio: Olympic Boulevard, Museum of Tomorrow & History Tour

    Begin your tour by being picked up from your hotel and discover the many hidden gems in Rio’s Downtown area with a tour guide. Start at the Valongo Wharf (the latest Unesco World Heritage site in the city) and learn more about the African influence in Brazil. Then head to the Kobra Mural — one of the largest graffiti walls in the world — created by the Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra, to admire the five ethnic groups portrayed in a colorful geometric background. After a few pictures, you will walk along the Olympic Boulevard towards the Museum of Tomorrow. This is a modern and technological science museum dedicated to exploring and questioning all the possibilities for constructing the future of the planet and mankind. Discover its remarkable architecture, and pay a visit to the most visited museum in Brazil. After exploring the future, travel to the past in the Monastery of Saint Bened...

    Interesting and amazing tour of Rio’s historical and cultural perspective. Our guide Juan deserves a 6 star rating, he is fluent in six languages. Exceeding expectations. He knows what he is talking about, and was able to entertain questions.

  • Rio de Janeiro: Museum of Tomorrow and Olympic Boulevard

    2. Rio de Janeiro: Museum of Tomorrow and Olympic Boulevard

    After pickup from your accommodation begin your tour at the Museum of Tomorrow, one of the most highly rated attractions in Brazil. Admire the architecture of the museum from the exterior as you explore the reflective pool and gardens. Enter the building and see the main exhibit, created by physicist and cosmologist Luiz Alberto Oliveira.  The museum studies the future of the world and its possibility for transformation. Explore the five major areas: Cosmos, Earth, Anthropocene, Tomorrow, and Now. Marvel at the experiments and experiences that encourage you to consider the fundamental questions of existence. After exiting the museum, continue to the Olympic Boulevard. The walls measure an area of almost 3,000 square meters in total and were painted for the Rio Olympics in 2016. Get up close to the Ethnicities Mural by Eduardo Kobra, one of the world’s largest piece of graffiti art.

  • Rio de Janeiro: City Highlights with Electric Scooter

    3. Rio de Janeiro: City Highlights with Electric Scooter

    Experience an exhilarating and memorable tour via an electric scooter of the highlights in Rio de Janeiro. Your guide will offer you instructions if you are a newcomer, ensuring that you and your group are safe throughout the whole trip. This tour is a sustainable way to meet people and witness the highlights of the city. Have plenty of opportunities to appreciate nature and acquaint yourself with the city. Flamengo, Rio Historical Center and Olympic Boulevard: Your route will take you from Flamengo Park through the Rio historical center, Olympic Boulevard, and Mauá Square Downtown. Highlights of your experience include Flamengo Park, MAM (the Modern Art Museum), Cinelândia Square, the Municipal Theater, the National Library, the Candelária Church, LAPA, and the Selaron Stairs. You will also see the Metropolitan Cathedral, Olympic Boulevard (Olympic Pyre), the Tomorrow ...

  • Rio de Janeiro: Downtown City Tour and Samba School Visit

    4. Rio de Janeiro: Downtown City Tour and Samba School Visit

    Get picked up from your hotel and go on a journey through the historic center of Rio de Janeiro.  The long history of this city makes it almost an open-air museum. The unusual mixture of nearly five centuries of kings, emperors, slaves, artists, clerics, pompous buildings and major libraries can be seen in several corners of Rio de Janeiro.  Explore the most important sights and monuments of the city. See XV Square, which was the main place for arrivals in Rio during the time of the Empire. Admire the many historical buildings there.  Visit the Olympic Boulevard in the seaport region, which has been completely revitalized for the 2016 Olympic Games. Marvel at the world-famous Ethnicities Mural made by the Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra.  Pass by Maracanã, one of the biggest soccer stadiums in Brazil. See the Candelária Church, an important Roman Catholic church in Rio de Janeiro. Go ...

  • 4-Hour Urban Arts Walking Tour

    5. 4-Hour Urban Arts Walking Tour

    On this unique 4-hour tour you’ll meet your guide at the Olinda Rio Hotel and head to the Gloria neighborhood by Metro. Visit the Selaron Steps, where you’ll see the work of a Chilean artist. The huge mosaic features tiles from around the world, and spans 400 steps in Lapa area. The second stop on your tour will be Praça Mauá. The square marks the beginning of Avenida Rio Branco and the beginning of the port region. The guide will point out important buildings around the square, such as the Rio Art Museum (MAR) and the Museum of Tomorrow. Continue your walk along Olympic Boulevard to see the variety of artwork, including the massive 3,000-square-meter Etnias mural. It’s in the Guinness Book of World Records! Visit the Pedra do Sal, originally a slave village, and a place with special significance for Cariocas of African descent and fans of samba and choro music. Your guide will walk ...

    Superb tour of the urban art in Rio, knowledgeable guide and overall great experience

Other Sightseeing Options in Olympic Boulevard, Rio de Janeiro

Want to discover all there is to do in Olympic Boulevard, Rio de Janeiro? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Olympic Boulevard, Rio de Janeiro

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 97 reviews

Interesting and amazing tour of Rio’s historical and cultural perspective. Our guide Juan deserves a 6 star rating, he is fluent in six languages. Exceeding expectations. He knows what he is talking about, and was able to entertain questions.

The electric scooter ride in the center of Rio was really great, it's a different ride from the classic car rides. The guide was also great, I recommend

Guide had amazing knowledge of all areas and history of all sites. Guide was very flexible and allowed plenty of time to explore all areas.

What an awesome tour with an amazing tour guides; we've enjoyed every moment. Highly recommended.

Very good experience. A very professional guide. Super