Sights & Attractions in The Amazon

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Name Category Location
 
Alfândega
The Customs House in Manaus was built by the British in 1902 with...
Architectural Sites Manaus
 
Basílica de Nossa Senhora de Nazaré
It's hard to miss this opulent Roman-style basilica—not only...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Belém
 
Bosque Rodrigues Alves
In 1883 this 40-acre plot of rainforest was designated an ecological...
Nature Preserves Belém
 
Capela de São João Batista
Prodigious architect Antônio Landi finished this small octagonal...
Religious Sites Belém
 
Casa das Onze Janelas
At the end of the 18th century, sugar baron Domingos da Costa...
Museums / Galleries Belém
 
Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceição
Built originally in 1695 by Carmelite missionaries, the Cathedral...
Religious Sites Manaus
 
Catedral da Sé
In 1755 Bolognese architect Antônio José Landi, whose work can...
Religious Sites Belém
 
Estação das Docas
Next to Ver-o-Peso market on the river, three former warehouses...
Marinas / Piers Belém
 
Forte do Presépio
Founded January 12, 1616, this fort is considered Belém's birthplace...
Military Sites Belém
 
Igreja Nossa Senhora das Mercês
Another of Belém's baroque creations, this church is notable...
Religious Sites Belém
 
Igreja São Sebastião
With its charcoal-gray exterior and medieval style, this neoclassical...
Religious Sites Manaus
 
INPA–Bosque da Ciência
Used as a research station for the INPA (Instituto Nacional de...
Nature Preserves Manaus
 
Mangal das Garças
City beautification efforts to increase tourism and encourage...
Parks Belém
 
Meeting of the Waters
Outside of Manaus, the slow-moving, muddy Amazon and the darker...
Nature Preserves Manaus
 
Mini-Zoo do CIGS
Dozens of animals native to the Amazon live at this 8.8-acre...
Zoos / Aquariums Manaus
 
Museu de Arte de Belém (MABE)
The permanent collection of furniture and paintings at this museum...
Museums / Galleries Belém
 
Museu de Arte Sacra
A guided tour (call 48 hours in advance to reserve an English-speaking...
Museums / Galleries Belém
 
Museu do Índio
The Indian Museum is maintained by Salesian Sisters, an order...
Museums / Galleries Manaus
 
Museu Emílio Goeldi
Founded by a naturalist and a group of intellectuals in 1866...
Museums / Galleries Belém
 
Museu Histórico do Estado do Pará
The Pará State Museum is in the sumptuous Palácio Lauro Sodré...
Museums / Galleries Belém
 
Palácio Rio Negro
The extravagant Rio Negro Palace was built at the end of the...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Manaus
 
Parque da Residência
For decades this was the official residence of the governor of...
Parks Belém
 
Praça da República
At this square you'll find a large statue that commemorates the...
Squares Belém
 
São José Liberto
Belém's old prison began as a monastery, became a brewery, then...
Museums / Galleries Belém
 
Teatro Amazonas
Built during the rubber boom of the late 1800s, the grandiose...
Arts / Performance Venues Manaus
 
Teatro da Paz
A complete renovation of this 1878 neoclassical theater was finished...
Arts / Performance Venues Belém
 
Usina Chaminé
Transformed from a sewage-treatment plant that never functioned...
Museums / Galleries Manaus
 
Ver-o-Peso
Its name literally meaning "see the weight" (a throwback to the...
Markets / Bazaars Belém
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