Little Africa And The City Of Samba: Where Dreams Come True

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Visit the most typical places of the first African cultural manifestations in the Americas. Take a new look at the two cultures, African and European, and its legacy in the arts, cuisine, dance and music, highlighting the Carnival. • Visit the City of Samba, or City of Dreams, an area where the Samba Schools develop the floats that will parade in the Sambodrome • Understand how celebrations of Catholic and African merged its cultural manifestations and producing the most famous Carnival in the world. • Visit the current region of the Port, which for decades received thousands of Africans from different ethnic groups, nations, and cultures. • Visit Pedra do Sal (Salt Stone), where the Community of Remnants of Quilombos is located and considered as Cultural Heritage. • Get to know Valongo Wharf, the largest African point of entry in the Americas. It has been submitted to UNESCO to become World Heritage.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Wowtour Experience

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pedra do Sal

This local is considered Little Africa, one of the places in Rio where the samba was born.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cais do Valongo

Considered by UNESCO Human Heritage due to its importance to understanding the influence African culture in the Americas

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Instituto de Pesquisa e Memoria Pretos Novos - IPN

Visiting the cemetery of new blacks, watching a video describing the history of the arriving the Africans in America

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Cidade Do Samba

The place with twelve pavilions where main samba schools prepare its floats for the carnival parade at the Sambadrome

Duration: 1 hour
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