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Experience hosted by Thiago

2 hours
Up to 6 people
Hosted in Portuguese, English, Spanish

What you'll do

Within the city of Rio de Janeiro has another city, as beautiful as, but more calm and silent, there live presidents, artists, inventors and barons among others.

The São João Batista Cemetery is one of the most traditional of the city and has beautiful sites, centenary mausoleums, many history and legends, as well as an incomparable peace.

Throughout the world cemeteries are sought after by those who seek to know the last home of famous people, as well as beautiful sculptures and mausoleums that can only be enjoyed in these places.

We will meet at the entrance of the cemetery and climb the main street called Aleia São João Batista, where artists such as Tom Jobim and Carmem Miranda, as well as the beautiful mausoleum of Santos Dumont, Father of Brazilian Aviation. We will go through mausoleums of coffee families and former Brazilian presidents, as well as the pantheon of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, the resting place of some of the greatest writers and national thinkers. The end of the visit is again at the beautiful main entrance gate.

Walking through the alleys of São João Batista is to visit the history of the city and the country.
Other things to note
Because it is an open air area with no stores and snack bars, it is important to take care of hydration, so it is important to bring enough water according to your own needs.
Within the city of Rio de Janeiro has another city, as beautiful as, but more calm and silent, there live presidents, artists, inventors and barons among others.

The São João Batista Cemetery is one of the most traditional of the city and has beautiful sites, centenary mausoleums, many history and legends, as well as an incomparable peace.

Throughout the world cemeteries are sought after by those who seek to know the last ho…

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Meet your host, Thiago

Host on Airbnb since 2019
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I am from Rio de Janeiro, a tour guide since 2003 and a tourism bachelor, passionate about this wonderful city of Rio de Janeiro and for everything it can offer such as art, culture, history, geography and more.

I am also a teacher, forming other tour guides, planting in each professional that go on my classes a little of my big love for Rio.

I know the legends, curiosities and incredible stories, one day walking the streets of Rio de Janeiro with me, and i assure, you will feel like a local.
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Where you'll be

Several important historical figures are in São João Batista, such as Santos Dumont, a pioneer in world aviation, Carmen Miranda, an actress and singer who brought Brazil to international recognition through her 14 Hollywood films, as well as composer of the song " Girl from Ipanema" Tom Jobim. Stories and legends will also be part of this beautiful walk between marble angels and bronze airplanes.

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Water

comfy clothes and shoes