Rio de Janeiro Architecture Tours: Brazilian Walking Guide

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Rio de Janeiro Architecture Tours

Brazilian Architecture Guides – Exclusive City Walks tailor made for groups visiting Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro Walking Tours

Book your city guide on +44 1620 825722 / isabelle(at)

Rio de Janeiro Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

e-architect have architectural tour guides in most of the key cities across the continent.

Our Rio de Janeiro guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in Rio de Janeiro are all exclusive to each client.

Should you be planning an office trip, a conference, or university trip in Rio de Janeiro please contact us and we would be happy to take your booking.

Rio de Janeiro Office Building designed by Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP, completed Summer 2016:
Leblon Offices
photo : Roland Halbe

Rio de Janeiro – Introduction

Rio de Janeiro is located in the south east of the country. It is the second largest city in Brazil (after Sao Paulo) with around 6.3 million people. It is popularly known as Rio. The city is the capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil, and the third largest metropolitan area and agglomeration in South America.

Museu d Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi building
photo © Marcela Grassi

Celebrated Brazilian buildings include Cidade da Musica Roberto Marinho and the Maracanã Stadium. There are many buildings by one of Brazil’s most celebrated architects, Oscar Niemeyer: the Ministry of Education building by Oscar Niemeyer with architect Le Corbusier, Camargo House and Leonel Miranda House. All these buildings can be visited on our Rio de Janeiro Architecture Tours with discretion – private homes cannot be accessed without specific agreements.

Teatro Popular de Niteroi / Oscar Niemeyer Popular Theatre, Niterói
Popular Theatre in Niteroi
photo © Marcela Grassi

Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói – MAC / Niterói Contemporary Art Museum, Niterói
Museu d Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi building
photo © Marcela Grassi

Of course it is famous also for the Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugarloaf Mountain and Copacabana Beach.

Famous architects with buildings in Rio de Janeiro include Atelier Christian de Portzamparc and Richard Meier & Partners. Other key architects with work in Rio de Janeiro include BCMF Arquitetos, AECOM and Andrade Morettin Arquitetos. Famous architects working on building designs in Rio include Diller Scofidio + Renfro.

Part of Rio is designated, since 2012, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (category Cultural Landscape), titled “Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea”.

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Rio Olympic Park Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro Architecture Walking Tours

Rio de Janeiro Architectural Tours can focus on traditional buildings, contemporary buildings or both. The Rio de Janeiro Architecture Tour can be an introduction to the city’s main buildings or can be tailored to your group’s interests.

Walking Tours of Rio de Janeiro can involve advice (for an agreed fee) ahead of trips about types and areas of Brazilian buildings.

Museu da Imagen e de Som
picture from the Client

We are more than happy to accommodate your needs and interests on our Brazilian Architecture Tours.

We can provide information on programme, geographical areas and building types up to a year ahead of your Brazilian architectural tour. For example a group of architects interested in innovative Rio de Janeiro office buildings could be provided with tailored information allowing a tour programme to be agreed prior to their visit to Brazil.

Visitors can be met from the airport, their accommodation, or at the starting point of their architecture walking tour in Brasil.

Rio de Janeiro Architecture Tours

Rio de Janeiro Walking Tours

Contact Isabelle Lomholt to arrange your Rio de Janeiro architectural tour on
+44 (0) 1620 825722 / mob. +44 (0)7952 149814 or isabelle(at)

A 25% deposit must be made on initial booking ; payments must be made in full prior to the Brazil architectural tour.

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Cidade da Musica Roberto Marinho
Design: Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
Cidade da Musica Rio
picture from CdP

Cidade da Musica Rio : Brazilian concert hall

Rio Olympic Park Masterplan Competition
Design: AECOM
Rio Olympic Park Masterplan
image from Brazilian Institute of Architects

Rio Olympic Park Masterplan

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House in Sao Paulo
picture : Rômulo Fialdini

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