Brazilian Carnival
Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian Carnival, best tours and attractions

The Brazilian Carnival, particularly the Rio de Janeiro one, is the most famous in the world. Its celebration coincides with the beginning of Lent, wi...

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Ginga tropical carnival show with optional dinner
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Ginga tropical carnival show with optional dinner

Enjoy a multicultural carnival show in Rio de Janeiro with a lot of joy and energy, gathering on stage the distinct cultures of the tropical country of Brazil.

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Samba soul experience
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Samba soul experience

Purchase on Musement your carnival/samba soul tour to fill yourself with the spirit of Carnival. See local costumes and traditions and enjoy a Brazilian caipirinha.

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Duration up to 3 hours 30 minutes

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Guanabara Bay cruise with lunch and Christ Redeemer by van
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Guanabara Bay cruise with lunch and Christ Redeemer by van

Admire the beauty of Rio from the sea and atop the Corcovado Mountain with an expert guide. Take a van ride through the Tijuca Rainforest, ascend to the Corcovado Mountain and appreciate the Christ Redeemer statue.

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Tour of Santa Teresa and Selarón Steps by foot
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Tour of Santa Teresa and Selarón Steps by foot

Discover the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa, Parque das Ruínas, the Selaron stairway steps, and the beautiful views of the lesser known Rio.

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Rio two days guided tour with Christ Redeemer, Sugarloaf, barbecue lunch, and private transfer
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Rio two days guided tour with Christ Redeemer, Sugarloaf, barbecue lunch, and private transfer

Buy your ticket to see Rio in a flash with Musement. Make the most of 2 days in Rio and see the most popular sights, with private transport and 1 night if a luxurious hotel in downtown Rio.

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Samba dance class in Rio
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Samba dance class in Rio

Buy a 1-hour course of Samba in Rio with Musement and learn the exotic Samba moves with a professional teacher.

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Pico da Tijuca hiking tour
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Pico da Tijuca hiking tour

Purchase on Musement your guided hiking tour to Rio's highest peak. Take in stunning views of beautiful landmarks including the Guanabara Bay.

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Christ Redeemer Statue through Parque Lage hiking tour
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Christ Redeemer Statue through Parque Lage hiking tour

Enjoy a hiking trip to the Christ Redeemer statue in Rio. Get the best views of the city and explore Parque Lage in its natural beauty.

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Maracana Stadium behind the scenes tour
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Maracana Stadium behind the scenes tour

Buy your Behind the Scenes Tour at Maracana Stadium with Musement with our price match guarantee and secure booking. Get informed, plan and book your amazing activities in Rio de Janeiro.

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Tour of Petropolis and the Imperial City from Rio
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Tour of Petropolis and the Imperial City from Rio

Buy your tour of Petropolis and the Imperial City from Rio with Musement. Get away from the city to learn more about the ancient history of Brazil in one day.

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Rio Scenarium: VIP Skip-the-line ticket
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Rio Scenarium: VIP Skip-the-line ticket

Visit Rio Scenarium, one of the best bars in Rio de Janeiro. Save time with a skip-the-line ticket, and enjoy a perfect Brasilian night with your friends.

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Rio de Janeiro: Corcovado and Sugarloaf Tour
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Rio de Janeiro: Corcovado and Sugarloaf Tour

Buy your Corcovado and Sugarloaf Tour with Musement with our price match guarantee and secure booking. Get informed, plan and book your amazing activities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Rio Express  tour with Christ Redeemer and Sugarloaf
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Rio Express tour with Christ Redeemer and Sugarloaf

Visit the Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf Mountain, the two must-see attractions in Rio de Janeiro. A short tour for those with little time available in the city.

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Santa Teresa, Lapa, and Cinelandia guided tour with tram ride and Selaron Steps
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Santa Teresa, Lapa, and Cinelandia guided tour with tram ride and Selaron Steps

Discover Santa Teresa, Rio's most charming and bohemian neighborhood. Admire its art, culture, history, and architecture. Visit the Selarón Steps and the Confeitaria Colombo.

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Rio top sites full-day tour with lunch
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Rio top sites full-day tour with lunch

Visit all the must-see attractions in Rio in a single day: Christ the Redeemer , Sugarloaf, Selarón Steps, Maracanã Stadium, Sambadrome, metropolitan cathedral, and lunch at Brazilian steakhouse.

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Rio full-day tour with Christ the Redeemer by train, Sugarloaf, Maracana, Sambadrome, cathedral, Selaron, and lunch
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Rio full-day tour with Christ the Redeemer by train, Sugarloaf, Maracana, Sambadrome, cathedral, Selaron, and lunch

Visit all the most important sights in Rio in a single day: Christ the Redeemer , Sugarloaf, Selarón Steps, Maracanã Stadium, Sambadrome, metropolitan cathedral, and lunch at Brazilian steakhouse.

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Half-day tour in Rio with Christ the Redeemer by train, Maracana stadium, cathedral, Sambadrome, and Selaron Steps
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Half-day tour in Rio with Christ the Redeemer by train, Maracana stadium, cathedral, Sambadrome, and Selaron Steps

Visit some of Rio's highlights in one morning: Christ the Redeemer by train, Selarón Steps, Maracans Stadium, Sambadrome, and cathedral.

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The inside story

The Brazilian Carnival, particularly the Rio de Janeiro one, is the most famous in the world. Its celebration coincides with the beginning of Lent, with dates varying between February and March, depending on the year. These celebrations were brought to Brazil by Spanish and Portuguese navigators, and there they blended with the Afro-Brazilian culture, resulting in a unique and very special show, associated with parades, costumes, dances and excesses.

Carnival is felt throughout the entire Latin American country, but the main celebrations take place in Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Recife/Olinda and São Paulo. In each of these cities, the samba schools, carnival blocks and bands occupy entire neighborhoods.

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