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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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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

This building is a must see! Unfortunately we did not go inside but got a nice surprise when building lit up...it was so beautiful.

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great theatre but the tour is a little short. There are some parts of the theatre that you cannot use your camera so please listen to the guide on when you can use it.

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I didn't go inside, but the outside I got to see on my way to Lapa and a few other times in passing. I wish I had had time to go inside. It must be gorgeous if it looks anything like the outside.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were in town for the World Cup, but saw the reviews for this attraction and had to check it out. We were blown away at how beautiful this theatre is, and we were also blown away when we saw our first ballet production, Bayadere. The performance was first rate, and the theatre itself was stunning inside and out. If... More

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Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

it's an awsome building i compared to the Bellas Arte's of Mexico City, great place to take a picture near the center of the city (LAPA) try to go here during daytime the area gets a little crazy after dawn

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Saudi Arabia
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54 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The local production of Bayadere was stunning. A difficult classical ballet, it was performed with grace and style that one often doesn't find away from the ballet capitals. The building is beautiful, make sure you visit the bar on the outside balcony.

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Bodø
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Discovered this sight by accident when arriving to Lapa one night. We only had a chance to observe it from the outside, but the architecture is beautiful colonial style. Worth seeing when in Rio for sure.

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RIO DE JANEIRO
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Municipal Theatre from Rio de Janeiro is the most beautiful theatre in all country.It's a small miniature from L'Opera Garnier in Paris.It's the Opera House from Rio de Janeiro.Even to people who dont like this kind of art, it's impossible not to do a visit to this wonderful and charmous Theatre.It stays in the centre of Rio de Janeiro, in... More

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Effingham, Illinois
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15 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Really glad I took the time to see the Theatro Municipal. Must join guided tour, groups were formed into different languages, English, Spanish, or Portuguese. I was very disappointed with the English speaking tour, our guide was not very knowledgable on the history and architecture. I left the English tour and joined the Spanish guide since I could over hear... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It's a must while in rio, it's a place for the whole family. Located at downtown rio cinelandia surround for restaurants, it's one the nicest place to visit.

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