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Encontro das Aguas

Rio Negro e Rio Solimoes, Manaus, State of Amazonas 6901060, Brazil
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Ranked #3 of 80 Attractions in Manaus
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Bodies of Water
Description: Unusual meeting of the Amazon and Solimoes rivers
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This is a must see in person to believe but to see the two waters aka rivers taht meet with two disctinct colors and temprature is simply amazing.

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London
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I know it's pretty amazing but… Don't go out of your way to see it, hopefully you'll be on your way home from a wonderful few days in the Amazon and this will cap it beautifully.

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Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Very nice seeing the two rivers getting together- Rio Negro and Solimões. The waters don't mix, and the colors are different, so we can see it quite well

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Hertfordshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is the most important site to visit in Manaus. It is spectacular, and even if you are not a geography expert, you will have to see this. The boat trips are excellent, and we saw dolphins too.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Sandy yellow water and dark chocolate coloured water flow side by side for 4KM. All due to differing temperatures, speed and density. An amazing sight!

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is another amazing sight. Two waters of different colours meeting but never mixing. It's a sight to behold.

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Brasilia, DF
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This tour company is a sham. We were not picked up from our hotel as promised and half the activities we were meant to do, were not included. Total waste of time and money!!

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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My daughter and I took a day tour with Amazon Eco Adventures and from the first email (sent from the States before our trip) to when Milton (our guide) picked us up the day was full of adventure and amazing experiences.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It was neat to see, but unfortunately when you are there it is harder to see as you are at water level. It is really neat to feel the difference in temperature between the two rivers though.

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Dodewaard, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This one of the world's natural wonders (don't know if it is an official one, but definitely a wonder!). We have booked a trip to the meeting of the waters (the place where the Rio Negro river connects with the Amazone river) through Antonio's (our tour operator for our amazone trip). It was not very expensive and it included taxi... More

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