From Rio de Janeiro: Niterói Day Trip

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Vendor: GetYourGuide
Ecologic
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$93.58 CAD
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Enjoy a 5-hour tour to the city of Niterói, just across Guanabara Bay from Rio de Janeiro. See contemporary art and the work of architect Oscar Niemeyer.  After pickup, sit back and relax during the 1-hour drive from Rio to Niterói.

Take the opportunity to snap some photos as you cross Guanabara Bay. Learn about the old capital of Rio state and how the name comes from the indigenous Tupi language. Make your first stop in downtown Niterói and visit the Niemeyer Way, a series of works by the renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer. Sites such as the Oscar Niemeyer Popular Theatre, Oscar Niemeyer Foundation, and Roberto Silveira Memorial extend for 11km in the coastal neighborhoods of the city. Continue on to Juscelino Kubitschek Square. Head to Niterói Contemporary Art Museum, known locally as ‘the MAC’ and the highlight of this day trip. Revel at the interesting and inventive shape of what is considered one of the greatest works by Niemeyer. See contemporary art inside the museum. Make a quick stop at São Pedro Fish Market to finish off the tour. See where most restaurants buy their fresh fish and seafood. Finally, be dropped off back at your accommodation in Rio.

 

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