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Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro

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Address: Praca Floriano, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Whether to attend a show or take a tour, it’s worth seeing this lavish 1909...

Whether to attend a show or take a tour, it’s worth seeing this lavish 1909 theater, filled with gilded mirrors, statues, murals, stained-glass windows and sparkling chandeliers.

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History City Tour

Inspired by the Paris Opera of Garnier , located in the center of Rio , the building is designed in eclectic style. Builted between 1906 to 1909 .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Niteroi, RJ
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Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Inspired by the Paris Opera of Garnier , located in the center of Rio , the building is designed in eclectic style. Builted between 1906 to 1909 .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

if you enjoy theather ,thats the place, make part of culture of rio, cant miss it at all. close to dowtown

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Full of heritage of brazil & they take pride in boasting about there country, good security you feel safe but i wouldn't require it on a hot day or if your time limited. A nice historic attraction use public transport or a cab to get here as theres plenty of them.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

amazing theatre , french archithecture , sculptures , perfect acustic, located in the center of city os Rio de Janeiro

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located at the heart of Rio de Janeiro it is worth a journey downtown even if it is only to look at it from the outside. It has been restored recently and even if there isn't any performance happening it is worth a guided tour inside. if you go for a performance be advised of dress code: no tennis shoes,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just off a very nice square in the center of Rio this building was recently restored. It is worth a visit even if just to admire the architecture from the outside

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful theatre right at the heart of Rio de janeiro. Not many performances happening, sadly, however, if you have a chance to look inside, do not hesitate. You will be mesmerized by its splendor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

perfect acoustics! We had really great seats and could enjoy the music to its full potential! I really recommend! dress code! be advised: no shorts or bermudas...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I just pass throw the front of Theatro Municipal, but it is really beatifull build.next time I'll plan more time to do the guided tour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the metro to downtown and walked to the theatre. The English tour started at 2:00 pm. There are mosaic wall paintings in the foyer and the downstairs bar area is another work of art. Built in the beginning of 1900 the mosaic floors and walls have a lot of ancient Roman influence. The main entrance to the theatre... More 

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Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born. With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living proof that the old and the new can live together harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where all major companies house their offices. However, the region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that used to serve as a residence for governors of Brazil, can be found here. Pedra do Sal, a Monday night street party, is also in this neighbourhood. This landmark is the birthplace of samba and is famous for its “roda de sambas” (“dance circles”). Stop in for one and get closer to discovering where Brazilian happiness comes from.
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