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Free Walk POA

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Neighbourhood: Historic City Center
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Address: Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90420-020, Brazil
Phone Number:
+55 51 8110 0497
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Sat 11:00 - 13:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

FreeWalkPOA is a project to make Walking Tours totally free! Every Saturday...

FreeWalkPOA is a project to make Walking Tours totally free! Every Saturday at 11am at Praca XV in front of the Public Market we starts the Tour(except rainy days and in january and february). The tour takes approximately 1h30 minutes and you will learn new things about the Capital of Gauchos, besides meeting new people, and the best totally free of charge. After the tour you decide to tip our volunteers! Look for our ORANGE SHIRTS and have a different view of Porto Alegre!

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A very nice way of visiting the old center of Porto Alegre. Even if it sunny and hot, I recommend this trip.

Reviewed 16 April 2016
Sao Paulo, SP
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

A very nice way of visiting the old center of Porto Alegre. Even if it sunny and hot, I recommend this trip.

Thank diegomenezesbr
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Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

As it turned out we were the only English speaking family that day so we got our own tour of POA, so we had two tour guudes for one fsmily. Our two guides were so sooo nice, had extremely mucch background knowledge but were able to present it in a very funny and entertaining way and we definitely got to... More 

Thank Laura H
1 review
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Foi um dia maravilhoso com vocês. Obrigada para todos os informações e as histórias. For everyone who is new in POA, this is the way to explore the city. With the right people and some insider information and tips.

Thank Tanja L
Dortmund, Germany
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

I took the Free Walk here in POA and they gave some basic Informations and some interesting stories. The Tour goes around 2 h, so they can't take you to every nice Spot at the Centro Historico, but they give you some hints and show the most important things, I guess. And it's free. But I suggest to give them... More 

Thank MarkusVomBerg
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

It is, for sure, the best way to get to know more about the place where you are visiting. Here in Porto Alegre the walking tour is hosted by friendly staff that, even under rain, kept the tour going.

Thank Gustavo F
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

The tour is a great call whether you live in the region or come from far away. I've done it twice, once in English and once in Portuguese and I really enjoyed both. The tour guides are knowledgeable and fun to hang with. The only minor change I would do to the tour is adding a little bit of context... More 

Thank Jonas M
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

Although it's free and conducted by volunteers, we had lots of interesting information, in a light and fun way, and enjoyed very much! We highlly recommend it!

Thank Maria T
Porto Alegre, RS
1 review
Reviewed 11 July 2015

nice and friendly guides, guides knowing english very well, interessting storys, had a lot of fun, for free but you can give a tip at the end of the tour, really great!!!

Thank Ninaa K
Buenos Aires
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

A group of bright young Brazilian people who know their city well offer talks in English, Spanish and Portuguese about their city. Today July 4, 2015, was their 3rd anniversary since they started their project. I went to the talk to learn about the history of the city since it was founded and perhaps some history about the State of... More 

Thank Richadis
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

It was a really cool walk with interesting pieces of information, history, trivia and fun facts of Porto Alegre. And on top of that, they are very kind to recommend places and stuff to do while in the city. Definitely a must!

Thank mjormy

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