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Cultural Centre of the Peoples of the Amazon

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Address: Praca Francisco Pereira da Silva, s/n | Crespo, Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil
Phone Number: (92) 2125-5300
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Tue-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sun 4pm-9pm

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A place to know the traditions of the people who lives in Amazonas

A spaceous and well prepared spot where you can learn about the way peolpe live around the meny river banks in Amazon

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2012

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Hattem, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Good to visit if you want to know more about the backgrounds of the people living at or around the Amazone

Thank Theo v
Socorro, SP
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I learned a lot about the people who live in and from the Amazon and Rio Negro. A very complete museum where you can feel the Amazon way. Outside the museum yiu can find even working places and houses from the Amazon people. Yoy can even ger an Englush speaking guide.

Thank Blacksheep013
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79 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It was training the day we went so my opinion could be slightly off. It felt a little like a faded 70's zoo with a few sad tatty side shows along the way. The Indios village was a couple of old palm leaved sheds selling tourist tat. There were manatee, unfortunately the glass sided tanks they were in were so... More 

Thank Noname08
Ottawa, Canada
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310 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 584 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a museum which could offer so much and yet looks sparse and thrown together. One small floor is dedicated to an explorer who collected artifacts from native tribes while down below there is a large round conference hall and in the middle is a large number of sculptures of native Indians in various poses. The third floor has... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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274 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

They have the personal library of the anthropologist that was born and raised in Manaus. That made the best discoveries of the indigenous life of the Amazons and many other areas dedicated to the different tribes of the area.

Thank Maritza G
Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I was disappointed that there was no explanation in English. I would have liked to have known the period to which all the displays belonged. collected

Thank Susie3416
Malaga, Spain
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Very knowledgable staff that are anxious to promote visiting the Amazon HIgh quality craft varíes from lintel sculpture, to very unusual pottery, to furniture and clothing.

Thank malagamarie
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

A spaceous and well prepared spot where you can learn about the way peolpe live around the meny river banks in Amazon

Thank wladfb
Rio de Janeiro
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128 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

Interesting collection of indian masks, hammocks, costumes. Also you can smell various natural products that are used to make parfymes (like Chanel # 5). Again, no English texts and explanations. Outside there was no museum/center sign...

Thank zeps

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