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Teatro Amazonas

  • Av. Eduardo Ribeiro 659 Map It
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  • Arts/Performance Venue
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Built during the rubber boom of the late 1800s, the grandiose Teatro Amazonas was financed by wealthy Brazilian rubber barons who wanted a cultural gem rivaling those in Europe. All the bricks for the building were brought over in ships as ballast from England, and the crystal chandeliers and mirrors were imported from France and Italy. Don't miss the impressive ceiling murals in the main hall, painted by renowned European artists of the time.

Sight Information


Av. Eduardo Ribeiro 659 , Manaus, 69025-140, Brazil

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Sight Details:

  • Tours R$10
  • Mon.–Sat. 9–5

Published 06/18/2015


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