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Address: Rua Voluntarios da patria | 1 Cobertura 04, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22270-000, Brazil
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5521 96310324
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Full day tours starts at the Christ reedemer one of the seven wonders and...

Full day tours starts at the Christ reedemer one of the seven wonders and at Tijuca rain forest to see monkeys and birds following by a wonderful beach tour at Copacabana beach and Ipanema beach the most beautiful so after we are going to Sugar loaf at the mountains where the wonderful city of Rio de janeiro started to grow in the 15th so we have a magic view from the all city where the famous James bond made the movie Moonraker so after going to the city french and the portuguese colonial towns

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Impromptu Tour of Rio

I originally had a tour scheduled with another tour guide but he had a family emergency. Gentil was able to do the tour at the last moment and all turned out fine. I quickly... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
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Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

I originally had a tour scheduled with another tour guide but he had a family emergency. Gentil was able to do the tour at the last moment and all turned out fine. I quickly discovered that I need to come back and spend more time so I will be going back in 2017 and see more of Rio and nearby... More 

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I never hire private guides, but my sister who recently visited Rio insisted that we hire Gentil. I'm glad we did! We got to see a side of Rio that tourists never see. It's stunning how much he knows- learning the history of each attraction made us appreciate the trip so much more. I'm surprised be doesn't... More 

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tourguidegentilnunes, Owner at tourguidegentil, responded to this review

Thanks again for your kind words I hope that you really enjoyed Rio de Janeiro city and all I could show to you and your wife however I think we always want to share our what is good and for us so we did a great and creative tou More 

Brandon, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I very highly recommend Gentil as a guide and problem solver. Although you may plan your trip before hand unexpected things can happen. Like being picked up by the wrong tour group. Gentil knows everyone in the area involved with tourism. He will make a few phone calls and your vacation is back on schedule. He is friendly family man... More 

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tourguidegentilnunes, Owner at tourguidegentil, responded to this review

Thanks again 😊 I really want to do my best because it's not only shows Rio de Janeiro as a wonderful city but make sure that you have done more than a trip! Make your dreams come true using the interaction between you and my city so I think that's the difference to make an unforgettable trip. Thanks because now... More 

Mesa, Arizona
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Wow what a week! I still can't believe everything from my trip to Rio was real...it still feels like a dream. I spent 3 days with Gentil-amazing! We went to Petropolis, Paraty, and explored Rio. On one of the days we didn't have Gentil with us, we struggled a bit to make good use of our time and weren't sure... More 

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tourguidegentilnunes, Owner at tourguidegentil, responded to this review

Thanks again I really want to do my best because it's not only shows Rio de Janeiro as a wonderful city but make sure that you have done more than a trip! Make your dreams come true using the interaction between you and my city so I think that's the difference to make an unforgettable trip. Thanks More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Gentil was awesome! Very personable, knowledgable and patient! It exceeded our expectations and will look him up the next time we are in Rio for sure 😘 Monica~

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tourguidegentilnunes, Owner at tourguidegentil, responded to this review

Thanks again I really want to do my best because it's not only shows Rio de Janeiro as a wonderful city but make sure that you have done more than a trip! Make your dreams come true using the interaction between you and my city so I think that's the difference to make an unforgettable trip. Thanks again for been... More 

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Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Gentil was very friendly, knowledgable and enthusiastic. We had a great time and he made sure we enjoyed our trip and took very good care of us.

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tourguidegentilnunes, Owner at tourguidegentil, responded to this review

Thanks again I really want to do my best because it's not only shows Rio de Janeiro as a wonderful city but make sure that you have done more than a trip! Make your dreams come true using the interaction between you and my city so I think that's the difference to make an unforgettable trip. Thanks More 

New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Best tour guide ever, Reliable, attentive, knowledgeable and informative,and extremely friendly. i work for the tour operator in the USA and try to get Gentil to work with all my travelers and groups. Thank you, Gentil for your dedication and friendliness, and above all, professionalism!! Luciana

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tourguidegentilnunes, Owner at tourguidegentil, responded to this review

Thanks again I really want to do my best because it's not only shows Rio de Janeiro as a wonderful city but make sure that you have done more than a trip! Make your dreams come true using the interaction between you and my city so I think that's the difference to make an unforgettable trip. Thanks More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 22 February 2015

Gentil met us at Rio airport & was our private guide during our time there. His local knowledge was encyclopedic and his English excellent. We enjoyed his friendliness, enthusiasm and professionalism. Two very large cruise ships were in port during our stay & large scale bulk bookings had already been made for their passengers for the cable car up Sugarloaf... More 

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tourguidegentilnunes, Owner at tourguidegentil, responded to this review

Thanks again Sorry for this late reply but I really want to do my best because it's not only shows Rio de Janeiro as a wonderful city but make sure that you have done more than a trip! Make your dreams come true using the interaction between you and my city so I think that's the difference to make an... More 

Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Although I was only in Rio for a short time, Gentil managed to ensure I saw all the great sites of this wonderful city. Speaking very good English, he was able to give me a good understanding of the both the history and current life in Rio. Ending up near my hotel in Santa Teresa, we enjoyed a meal at... More 

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tourguidegentilnunes, Owner at tourguidegentil, responded to this review

Thanks again Sorry for this late reply but I really want to do my best because it's not only shows Rio de Janeiro as a wonderful city but make sure that you have done more than a trip! Make your dreams come true using the interaction between you and my city so I think that's the difference to make an... More 

New Delhi, Delhi, India
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

Visiting Rio the beautiful city, from 26th to 29th Oct. 2013 - the experience was enhanced by our wonderful and friendly guide Gentil Nunes. We enjoyed (Group of 3) our visit seeing Rio and the surroundings through the excellent guiding by Gentil. Right from our reception at the airport to seeing us off he was advising and interpreting with great... More 

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TourguideGentil, Owner at tourguidegentil, responded to this review

Once more Thanks very much For your kind attencion so if you may need anything from Rio, please let me fullfill your expectations because we really had a wonderfull trip in Rio, so never forget that you have more than a guide in Rio for sure you do have a great partner, Rioglobalrours with a local guide it is a... More 

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In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.
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