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Cidade Do Samba

Rua Rivadavia Correia 60 | Gamboa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55(21) 2213-2503
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Cidade do Samba Behind-the-Scenes Carnival Tour in Rio de Janeiro
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
31 Mar 2016
“A must visit when in Rio”
1 Apr 2015
“Nice walk about”
Rua Rivadavia Correia 60 | Gamboa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55(21) 2213-2503
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

We took a tour of Cidade do Samba and it was awesome to see how the city does Carnival every year. Everyone must see this when in Rio.

Thank Kirsten C
Reviewed 1 April 2015

There are a great variety of floats to admire. The walk about the area was safe and access to the area was easy.

1  Thank princesscruisers
Reviewed 6 March 2015

It's an open air warehouse, make no mistake about that. You walk around and look through the bars to see the floats that are stored there. I thought it was well-worth it to go and see them. You spend 30 min. there and move on....More

3  Thank misssaintsomewhere
Reviewed 30 December 2014

We were passengers on the Azamara Journey cruise ship and they had arranged a free private excursion to the City of Rio Samba School where a show was put on for all their passengers, giving the idea of the Carnival. It was a 2-hour show...More

1  Thank cyrilthesquirrel
Reviewed 31 January 2014

There is nothing to see here. You'll waste your time unless you're going to some specific event. Poor food court. Parking available. The surrounding area is under construction.

5  Thank Lu_Rio
Reviewed 23 March 2013

nice place where u can have an idea of the preparation of all the activities dealing with the most famous carnival of the world. very recomended it

3  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 27 December 2011

They have once a week a samba show with ladies in samba costumes (passistas) dancing and singing Samba. Arrive early, get a table close to the edges (the place does not have airconditioning and can get really warm if you choose to sit in the...More

6  Thank PedroM0
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