Renato Moura

Favela Tour : The German’s Complex ( Complexo do Alemão) in the North Zone


  • March 9, 2015
  • J. Carlos Desales
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Favela Tour : The German’s Complex ( Complexo do Alemão) in the North Zone

Understanding the social and cultural reality of  people living in  a slum, where most of residents are Afro-Brazilians,  is what this amazing tour will offer. You will have  the opportunity to see “the other side of Rio” – the North Zone by public transportation, activity not often offer to visitors.   By visiting this shantytown you will enjoy a different type of high-ride experience on the only  ( Teleférico)  suspended cable system installed in a Brazilian slum.   Also, you will visit ” Oca dos Curumins” , a community based organization which has been in that area for over 30 years helping improving the lives of kids, young adults and seniors through education.  By visiting the CBO you will have the opportunity to meet and talk with local residents of the favela and learn more about their experiences.   A donation will be giving to ” Oca dos Curumins”. 

Duration: 3-4 hours

Cost: $190 up to 3 people

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