Rio de Janeiro - The Untold Story of Slavery in Rio de Janeiro Through Street art

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The Untold Story of Slavery in Rio de Janeiro Through Street art

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(6 reviews)
Porto do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
35 mins

About the tour

The Day for the Abolition of Slavery is celebrated on May 13 in Brazil. This date pays homage to the Golden Law, sanctioned on May 13, 1888, which ended slavery in Brazil...But there is a lot of history behind it, that history books sometimes don’t count! Let's discover some of them through amazing graffiti inspired by the work of Jean baptiste Debret in the port area of Rio de Janeiro.

Meet Tatiane Araujo

Tatiane Araujo

Born in Rio de Janeiro, at the age of nine she moved with her family to Italy, in Rome, where she completed her studies and graduated in Sciences of Tourism in 2011. For three years she traveled and lived in different places around the world such as Nova York, London, Lugano and Barcelona. During her travels, she fell in love with the world of the arts and since then she has acted in different fields, from classical painting on canvas, through ceramics to street art. Back in Brazil in 2013, she graduated as a national and regional tour guide. Tatiane loves to combine her profession with the arts, promoting experience tourism centered on the city's cosmopolitan and artistic life, so in 2016 she created RioArtExperience receptive tourism company specialized in art and experience tours.

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 35 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

Stephanie W.

03 June 2021

Fantastic tour. Street Art with an Artist, Tatiane, who explains the context and interpretation of the works. Breathtaking cultural works, that capture the souls of the artists of Rio de Janeiro. Tatiane is very enthusiastic, so be quick with the snap shots, because the pace of the tour reflects her energy. Log in its worth it!

Cheryl B.

27 May 2021

Loved the murals, they were so vivid and beautiful. Thank you for sharing these with us.

Bev G.

26 May 2021

Great job

Ainslie W.

26 May 2021

Thank you!!

bryan m.

26 May 2021

great tour. sorry it was so short. interesting tying in the slave trade and art. i like that. plus i've been to that spot several times.

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