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Rocinha

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Favela Da Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro
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Rocinha Favela Walking Tour
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Favela Tour of Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

i was in the favela , nothing happen, the person who guide us explain to us all about it.. he actually leave in the favela, a very nice and educated person, of course his an autstanding form there, most of the people doesn't even speak...More

Thank Samuel B
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Favelas are where poor people live in ghetto style cramped accommodation. The streets and paths are so winding and cramped that the taxis are motor cycles. They are built on rocky areas and authorities in recent years have made inroads into the basic building materials...More

1  Thank croftonMelbourne
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Visited the favela with our guide and felt quite safe, even in the back alleys. People appeared very friendly. The Main Street was very crowded, but it was the narrow back alleys that were so interesting. Must visit locale, but I would not do it...More

1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

It was my last day in Rio and I got to visit the Favela. I did not follow a tour because they required at least 2 person to form a tour but I was just travelling alone. If there is just 1 other person who...More

Thank Russellnashville
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I liked the tour, it was very informative since the "pacification". Place was brightly painted and lots of cables everywhere. Was able to tour one of the homes as well as check things out from a roof top. The open sewer was pretty gross, but...More

Thank chrisk-wa
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Just go and discover on your own! It is not that bad that expected. It is safe, they all got water systems in their housings, plenty of tourist all over the favela. Helpful happy people! Nice views though!

Thank Tauri S
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This was one of the cheapest tours around and guide was really great. He actually lives in Rocinha and was able to tell us all about the community and how they live. At no point did any of us feel like we were on a...More

Thank Nonie606
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I loved going round the Favela's. We went with a tour but I don't think it was really necessary. I wasn't at all intimidated. We were called 'Gringo' at one point but it was just a bit of fun as far as I was concerned....More

1  Thank Chris-Lowndes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We went with a tour, which brought us through some narrow alleys to a house on higher ground. The way up is quite steep and comes with irregular steps. There we have a very good view of the area. We were presently surprised to note...More

Thank ZhaoXiuMei
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We did a walking tour of Rocinha with favelatours.org, an NGO that seeks to introduce tourists to the largest favela in Rio. We booked via email with Zezinho, a Brazilian/American who moved back to Rio after spending decades living in the States. We had a...More

Thank AAMiles
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