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Theatro Municipal Do Rio De Janeiro

Praca Marechal Floriano, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil (Centro)
+55(21)2332-9191
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Theaters, Gardens
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The Theatro Municipal is located in Cinelandia in the city center of Rio de Janeiro, overlooking the spacious Cinelandia Square. Built in the beginning of the 20th century, inaugurated at 1909. One of the most beautiful and important theatres in Brazil. Designed in an ecletic style, inspired by the Paris Ópera of Charles Garnier. Outside walls inscribed with names of... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I went to see Beethovens 9th symphony at Teatro Municipal. It was my most fantastic musical experience ever - and I am 55 and have seen Bob Marley and Bruce Springsteen live and tens of musicals in London and at Broadway. The building, singers (more than 100) and the orchestra. All the best ever.

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Manila
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I did not go inside but it is worth going just to see the building from outside. Grand architecture, sculpture and gleaming gold - a good sight on a rainy day. Plenty of other cultural sights and shopping streets nearby.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Theatro Municipal is a great place to visit in Rio, but spend some minutes wlaking around. If possible, preffer going on a weekend morning and visit Museum od Art and National Libray. This is a great architectural place, without similar in Europe by beatiful and historical importance on Rio s hystorical development. If you have some more minutes, walk to... More

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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Never ever miss to visit this place inside and outside, It is outstandingly Beautiful!, Located at Cinelandia square you can take the metro and go down to Cinelandia metro station or you can just take a cab anywhere from the city, you can visit inside the theater for a guided tour for only 10 Reais and you can choose to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

You must take the tour of the theatre! The ticket situation is kind of different-you have to get a slip of paper & come back to pay for the tour 30 minutes before but it's worth jumping through the hoops to see the theatre.

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Denver, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

When I visit Rio de Janeiro, I regularly check the schedule of Theatro Municipal. It has a great selection of classical music concerts and operas (and ballets too). It is a beautiful building modeled after the Opera de Paris. Go by subway to Cinelandia, which is the best option to avoid parking there.

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Sintra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Located in the city centre this theatre was opened in the beginning of the 20th century and has always served as a cultural site in Rio. The facade of the building is amazing as well as the golden eagle that sits at the top. One of the landmarks of this incredible city and worth a visit.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place is a great sightseeing in Downtown - the mixed colours of the stair`s stones at the main hall entrance(the green, orange etc) are wonderful, a masterpiece of neoclassical architecture! Inspired by the Paris Opera.Need to check visit time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Incredible experience. Not only is magnificent we enjoyed the play Opera do Malandro by a great Brazilian composer, singer Chico Buarque de Hollanda. I can't say enough. It is a must for everyone that visits Brazil. The guided tour is only $5.00 dollars.

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