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Carnaval Experience

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 7:59 a.m.
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Super Tour! =)

We visited the Cidade do Samba, a place where all carnival is build up, cars, costumes and all. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vanessa C
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Fun informative experience

This tour organiser was very flexible, they let me bring my booking forward to the day before... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Cidade do Samba | Cidade do Samba, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20220-290, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Cidade do Samba, a place where all carnival is build up, cars, costumes and all. It was really informative, they told us about the history of Carnival Fest in Brazil, specially in Rio de Janeiro, how is the our actual carnival is...More

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Pakivos, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Vanessa!! Hope to see you again Bjsss

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour organiser was very flexible, they let me bring my booking forward to the day before, eventhough it meant they had to do a tour for just me...really appreciated the flexibility!I was met by Dandara who gave a fun informative tour of the Carnaval...More

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Pakivos, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the evaluation Sindu!!! Dandara send her love!!! Hope to see you again. Bjss

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good time in this informative and behind the scenes tour of one of Rio's top Samba Schools. Our guide Cynthia spoke english perfectly and answered all our questions.

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Pakivos, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much Phil!! Hope to see you again!! Bjss

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An informative and fun tour which provides an insight into the Carnaval spectacular. We were given a behind the scenes tour of the working warehouse of Grande Rio Samba School, which is where the creative process and construction of floats and costumes occurs. The guide...More

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Pakivos, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the evaluation Jill!! Hope to see you again!! Bjss

Reviewed August 12, 2018

This tour is a very good introduction to the carnival in Rio every spring, but which actually runs through the year considering all the preparation that goes into it. You will come away with a greater appreciation about how much carnival means to the locals...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

We visited the Carnaval experience as part of a group tour. The young girl who showed us around was very informative and her English was good. First of all we were shown parts of last years float which were being recycled. Then we went upstairs...More

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Akiva P, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

Thank you Sheilambutcher! hope to see you again!! Abraços!!

Reviewed April 16, 2018

Here is where you can see how Rio prepares for their yearly carnival. We toured the warehouse where floats are stored and repurposed from year to year. The floats are a couple of stories high, with the upper levels stored inside the lower ones. (You...More

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Akiva P, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

Thank you Ruth! hope to see you again!! Abraços!!

Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

We visited today the Grande Rio Samba school in the city of samba. It was a fantastic tour! We choose the long tour, which was tailored on kids (we had 8 kids, between 6 and 9 years old). It lasted almost three hours and kids...More

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Akiva P, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2018

Dear Silvia, Thanks so much for the review!! You guys was the best!! Hope to see you again. Bjss

Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

A very interesting experience. We saw behind the scenes of the preparations to the coming Carnaval. It is the best way to understand the carnaval in and take place in Samba City.

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Akiva P, Gerente at Carnaval Experience, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

Dear Azi, Thanks so much for the evaluation. Hope to see you again. Abraços!!

Reviewed January 10, 2018

Carnaval is without peer in the world - there is no bigger, more unique four day party anywhere in my experience. Any trip to Rio should try to have time to become part of Carnival. I am so glad and pleased that my cruise stayed...More

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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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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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