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MAC Museum, Niemeyer Path, & Santa Cruz Fortress Half Day

Visit iconic historical and cultural destinations along the shore of Rio, including the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum and the 500 year old Santa Cruz fortress.

USD $92.00USD $114.00

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Number of Participants

MAC Museum, Niemeyer Path, & Santa Cruz Fortress Half Day

Please note that this tour requires a minimum of 3 people. If you have fewer than three in your group, email us at and we can see if other travelers are interested in the same date(s)!


  • Visit iconic historical and cultural destinations along the shore of Rio
  • Got to the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum (aka MAC Museum)
  • Visit the 500 year old Santa Cruz fortress


This tour takes you to Rio’s historic downtown and along the Niemeyer architectural pathway, where you will see cultural and historic sites, and get a chance to stop in shoreside restaurants. You will visit the Santa Cruz fortress, which was originally built in the 1500s on Guanabara Bay and has been part of defenses against French and Dutch invaders. You will also go to the MAC de Niterói (the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum), an iconic building designed by Oscar Niemeyer that houses a huge collection of modern art.


4 hours

What’s Included

  • Professional guide – Spanish, English, Portugusese; French and German for an extra fee

What to Bring

  • Light clothing
  • Comfortable shoes

Important Notes

  • Meeting time is 10:00 am
  • Number of participants: 3-13
  • Children up to 5 years old are free
  • Children 6-10 years old have 50% discount on most tours, but they may not count towards the minimum passenger count, depending on the day
  • Price for groups of 10-14 people includes roundtrip transport and lunch


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -22.904641, -43.211975

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What Happens After I Book?

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