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Experience Brazil's first University

Experience Brazil's first University

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I've been a student at UFRJ for the past 4 years, with experiences varying from political and cultural movements inside campus. I'm currently the assistant producer at the Cultural Activities Department of one of UFRJ's main centres (CCJE). My personal interests range from music, history and storytelling.
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What we’ll do

We'll be going around the main points inside UFRJ's historical campus of Praia Vermelha, which has been an asylum in the 30's, a stage of political riots during the 64's dictatorship and home to so many incredible stories. In our walk around campus, we'll be immersed in the routine of current students of more than 10 faculties, appreciate the marvellous XIX century's architecture filled with…

What else you should know

Just be open to learn and interact in a traditional Carioca environment. (:

What to bring

Water bottle

Where you'll be

We'll start at the University Palace, passing by the Arena Theatre, the Atrium that gives access to where the Old Chapel was burned to the ground and follow through UFRJ's beautiful inner gardens. We'll also visit the Student Union Headquarters "Mario Prata", several inner halls and common places. That is just some of the options inside campus, that can be altered as we like. We'll finish at Mureta da Urca, walking by some other main buildings.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 7 guests aged 2 and up can attend.

More tips

Just be open to learn and interact in a traditional Carioca environment. (:
Letícia
Experience Brazil's first University
New experience
€7 / person
New experience
€7 / person