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Address: Rio Negro e Rio Solimoes, Manaus, State of Amazonas 6901060, Brazil
Phone Number: 9236521128
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Unusual meeting of the Amazon and Solimoes rivers

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Breath-Taking Natural Wonder

The meeting of the waters is something you can only describe after seeing the meandering interaction between two major South American rivers. The temperature difference between... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Santa Barbara, California

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe because the rivers were low. Was on a boat to see it. The line was there until a boat went near the line and just pools of Amazon silt surrounded by Rio Negro

Thank Marilyn A
Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The meeting of the waters is something you can only describe after seeing the meandering interaction between two major South American rivers. The temperature difference between the waters acts as a barrier to mixing, but it is the dolphin´s preferred habitat. Seeing a dolphin jump out of one the Rio Plata, catch a fish and enter the waters of the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Generally, I do not take tours but I needed to pass some time and wanted to do it leisurely. I could have done it leisurely at the hotel bar but I probably would have missed my flight. Since I was lodging at the Hotel Tropical, I booked a tour at the hotel office. It was a riverboat tour to the... More 

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State of Sao Paulo
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194 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a tour/boat and viait this amazing spot, where two rivers meet but do not mix. Really a fantastic experience.

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Kunovice, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's nice to see this natural phenomenon where 2 rivers with different coulours don't mix due to their different speed, pH and velocity. It is not allowed to swim in this area. Unfortunately we decided to take a boat with 80 people onboard for 1 day trip which was pretty much bad decision. I would recommend to take a private... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit - it's amazing how the two different temperatures and velocities of the Rio Negro (in essence a huge lake) and the Solimoes define such a clear break in the water. We went as part of a boat trip that took us out for the whole day and it is truly breathtaking.

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the most incredible work of nature in the world, it was so amazing to see two colors of water on the river.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rio Negro and Solimoes River encounter ,is something amazing to see, the waters of both rivers they run side by side for many kilometers without mixing the colors .

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

To watch the waters of these two rivers that do not mix has a surreal feeling that cannot be explained.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is usually just the start of adventurous expedition in the Amazon rainforest. It is amazing to think that the waters of the two rivers do not mix for good seven English miles.

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