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The birthplace of Samba & Pedra do Sal

The birthplace of Samba & Pedra do Sal

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English and Spanish

About your host

I graduated from law school and worked for five years as a tax consultant at a big firm dealing with expats from all over the world. Back in 2012, I decided to quit and follow my dream of opening up a hostel. I ran my own for a few years and realized just how much I love welcoming travelers into my country, sharing Brazilian culture with them, and introducing them to the best spots in Rio. And…
Carlos
Carlos
Carlos
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What we’ll do

I’ll show you around the Saúde neighborhood (Little Africa) and teach you about its complex history. The area is really rich in cultural diversity and this has had a huge impact on musical traditions. Incorporating elements from African music was one of the key elements in developing the world-famous rhythm of Samba music. While we explore, I’ll tell you the fascinating story of how an entire…

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Caipirinha Just before the Samba begins, I will provide one free Caipirinha—a Brazilian cocktail made with cachaça, sugar, and lime.

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Where you'll be

We’ll visit the Cais do Valongo—or “Valongo wharf”—and learn about the area’s important history. We will end up in Pedra do Sal, meaning “rock of salt,” which is considered the birthplace of Samba in Rio de Janeiro. On Mondays and Fridays, it’s a great place to catch live Samba performances, too.

Availability

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Mon, Sep 16    From 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
$30 per person
8 of 10 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
Carlos
history walk
The birthplace of Samba & Pedra do Sal
95 reviews
From $30/person
95 reviews
From $30/person