Rio de Janeiro - Marvelous Port – Street Art and Architecture – UNESCO World Capital of Architecture

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Marvelous Port – Street Art and Architecture – UNESCO World Capital of Architecture

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(37 reviews)
Downtown of Rio de Janeiro, Maua Square, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
50 mins

About the tour

We will see an area of the city of Rio de Janeiro that was revitalized between 2014 and 2016, was where the old port was located and today receives up to eight cruises a day in the high season but it is not only about this point that I want to show this place to you. I don't know if you know but the Marvelous city was elected by UNESCO the World Capital of Architecture in 2020 for the architectural diversity of the city. And this area has buildings that helped to enshrine this title, let's take a look at the building of the Museum of Tomorrow, a postmodern, organic and sustainable construction. We will also see in Mauá Square, examples of Colonial, Art Decó, Modern and Eclectic Architectures. All this with a view of the second-largest bay in Brazil, Guanabara Bay, and on top of all that, this area host many graffiti murals, including the world's largest graffiti mural. Let's take a look at the area that mixes nature, architecture, and art? Note: The tour could be rescheduled due to weather conditions.

Meet Danna


Danna is enthusiastic, passionate about the history, culture, architecture and natural beauty of Rio de Janeiro. Graduated in Tourism, certified tour guide in Rio de Janeiro since 2010. Ten years guiding in Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian and working in the historical, cultural and city tours market. Danna has been guiding since Dec 2009 in Rio de Janeiro and since 2014 working as trip leader in South America. Aiming to enchant customers so that they end their experience more satisfied than they would expect.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Rio de Janeiro with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 50 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Rio de Janeiro. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers


17 July 2021

Enjoyed seeing the new architecture (for Olympics) and the old, side by side. Also enjoyed the street art, especially Ethnicity. A fantastic piece of art, open to all in Rio. Glad to see that the Olympics led to such a change in the port area that it is now so family friendly and used so much by the people.

Abe L.

17 July 2021

Wonderful tour and great street art!

Olga M.

29 May 2021

Tour with Danna was interesting, street art painting was exelent , same architect samples in different styles

Kathy L.

29 May 2021


Sharon C.

29 May 2021

Enjoyed seeing the many murals and modern buildings

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