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Carnaval Experience

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 7:59 a.m.
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Carnival Experience is a social business that offers an unforgettable experience in the behind the Scenes of Rio's carnival. We perform a variety of tours, workshops, shows and more services from the carnival world. * Our profit is donated to the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20220-290, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 days ago

See how samba stories are conceptualized and turned into a unifying song, floats, costumes, percussion and dances. Dance with the staff and play percussion instruments with them. Get insight into favelllas

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sheri R
Pakivoss, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Sheri!! Glad that you enjoyed!! Bjsss

Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun and educational experience to learn what it takes to prepare for a showing at Carnavale. The efforts that go into preparation. Dress up in costumes from previous shows. Sing, dance, learn and enjoy this wonderful experience. Friendly and knowledgable guides. Totally fluent in English.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mel l
Pakivoss, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm so happy that you like it Mel!! Keep having a good time in Brazil!! Bjss

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited Carnaval Experience yesterday & highly recommend it. Tried on costumes, saw people preparing, danced, laughed & learnt about the event.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cannizzaro
Pakivoss, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much Cannizzaro!!! Hope to see you again. Abraços!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing inside look into samba school. Saw how they preparing for famous Rio de Janeiro carnival. Saw floats, costumes, dances.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Pakivoss, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Shura!! Now that you know all about the backstage you must come to the Carnival!! Bjss

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you think Carnaval in Rio is just a big party, prepare to have your mind blown. This experience will introduce you to one of the championship level Samba Academies who are not only terrific musicians and artists but community service organizations who preserve their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Daydream25893121173, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much Daydream!! Now you must come to carnival!! Have a great time in Rio!! Abraços!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour at the Carnaval Experience in Rio’s Samba City. It’s a great way to learn about Rio’s world-famous Carnival by seeing how one of the city’s leading Samba Schools (Grande Rio) prepares for the annual event. Our guide, Akiva was fantastic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Daydream25893121173, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review Ian!! Was a pleasure to have you here!! Hop to meet you in the Carnival whan day. Abraços! Akiva

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our entire group had a marvelous time. We learned a lot about Carnaval, saw floats being made, and got to examine some past costumes up close. We saw costumes in the making for the coming year as well - just details as there is secrecy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

We got to see the behind the scenes tour of what goes into creating the wonderful floats and costumes of Carnival in Rio. The guide showed us wonderful insight and the history of the favelas and how the samba and carnival started in Rio.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Very informative about how the samba school plans for each carnaval. It is interactive as well as informative. They do give some water to you during the tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I booked this tour during our last day in Rio. The guides patiently waited for us, showed us around the warehouse where they make the floats and costumes for the parade. They also shared the history of samba, the carnival in Rio...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Pakivos, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Thanks Piper for the nice evaluation!! We are very happy that you like and enjoy the tour. Keep on having good time in your trip!! Bjss

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ueh2017
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Response from Mktpro99 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It was part of our Oddesseys tour in Brazil.
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ueh2017
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Response from Akiva P | Property representative |
hi, we are located in the samba city in Rio de Janeiro. Yes, need to make a reservation in advance. There's a way to contact you in private? Email or something? Thanks
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