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Address: Rio Negro e Rio Solimoes, Manaus, State of Amazonas 6901060, Brazil
Description: Unusual meeting of the Amazon and Solimoes rivers
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Rio Negro Cruise from Manaus to the Amazon River

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Amazing view

We had (me and a group of tourists), an excelent view, it´s was sun during the day, so i could touch in the water and have the experience, and also understand this amazing and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We had (me and a group of tourists), an excelent view, it´s was sun during the day, so i could touch in the water and have the experience, and also understand this amazing and phenomenal place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We hired a small river craft from the main harbour in Manaus and after a short wait my son and I were soon aboard a very sleek and fast water bus. We were the only passengers and our captain was an excellent guide as we headed straight for the meeting of the Rio Negro and Solimoes. Much has been written... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A live lession of phisics! Waters from two rivers don't mix. And why? Because temperature is different, the added bonus here are the coulours one of the rivers (Rio Negro) is almost black and the other (Amazonas) is light brown so you can see the the line of separation.

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Moscow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It is great to see the natural phenomenon where dark waters of Rio Negra meeting the waters of Rio Solimões of coffee with lots of milk colour and not mixing for long time.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The confluence of these two rivers is truly amazing. For a couple of kilometers the muddy water of the Amazon river runs side by side with the Rio Negro and they don't mix. This is and incredible sight to see. It was raining most of the time we were there, but from our boat it was still clear to see.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Its very easy to catch some boath to see meeting of the waters. Is very exited and great visible even from the boat. Its your visitirn Amazonia is something MUST SE.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Beautiful sight! Negro River and Solimões River get together and run side by side for several miles before blending in. That's because of their water's different temperatures, densities and flowing speeds. It's overwhelming!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Because of the differences in water temperature and density of the Rivers Negro and Solimões, when they join at Manaus to form the main course of the Amazon they flow side by side for miles before they mix. You can even see it in satellite pictures, but the fun way to see it is at the surface. There are several... More 

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mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

it's an amazing...that's the best part of Manaus. There're a lot of companies that offers the cruises.. They picked up around 8 am from the hotel to be at the port around 9:30 am , It went through river, cross to amazonas river, and then visit some part of amazonas (see old trees, etc) and lunch & shots of caipirinhas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Well worth it, try get lunch in some of the floating restaurants around the river or simply enjoy this interesting nature show

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