Favela Santa Marta

Santa Marta is one of the most famous favelas in Rio. Its where Michael Jackson shot his famous "They don`t care about us" videoclip. Santa Marta is located in Botafogo, and it has wonderful views over this neighborhood, but besides that the favela is full of history and interesting facts. You will find out the history of favelas in Rio and development of this type of living through the 20th century. You will learn more about traffic, organized crime, police and milicia. And you’ll find out how people live there and why 100+ years later, they still live there.

The tour takes about 3 hours.

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