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Maua Square

Avenida Rodrigues Alves 1 | Avenida Rodrigues Alves 1, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20081-250, Brazil
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Avenida Rodrigues Alves 1 | Avenida Rodrigues Alves 1, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20081-250, Brazil
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

The very large Maua Square marks the beginning of the Port Region of Rio de Janeiro. From 1910 onwards this became an important place of entry for goods and people into Rio but unfortunately fell into disrepair and, we understand, became a dangerous place to...More

Thank westy54
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

It is a very dangerous area in rio de janeiro, i live here since i was born. Be careful! do not go at night and during the day make sure to take only the necessary things.

1  Thank Paula M
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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

The area after the Olympic Games just came better. The street art, street food, the amazing museum close. And really easy to go. Very connect with public transportation

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Reviewed May 25, 2017

This square used to be “must avoid” kind of place, which - many years ago - foreigners had to visit if they had business with the Federal Police. For the Olympic Games the place has completely been cleaned and modernised, and it is now a...More

3  Thank Robicsek
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Reviewed April 8, 2017

Dominated by Museum of tomorrow but an clean cut attractive area in its own right with lovely waterfront views

Thank Darrel J
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Reviewed November 16, 2016

The sign is a highlight here...its a must shot in your Rio trip photos. On weekends there are more tourist, so it might be a bit more difficult. but there are also food trucks and small handcraft market, so it is more fun. From here...More

1  Thank May L
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Reviewed November 9, 2016

I didn't visit Mauá Square before the revitalization, but I heard that it's very diferent than before. My experience was nice, it's a beautiful place and the Museeum of Tomorow is an interesting tour. But I was with my small child, and it becomes a...More

1  Thank 109mac
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

"Praça Mauá" has always been there, sided by the port of Rio de Janeiro and hidden by an awful express way (the so called Avenida Perimetral)! Recently, this express way was demolished and "Praça Mauá" (a beautiful square) came back to life! At the center...More

1  Thank LuizDutraNeto
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Reviewed June 30, 2016

Great place to take pictures, go to the museum, have lunch. But, be aware of the wallets, cell phone and cameras all time. At weekens with the crown is easier.

1  Thank Flavia O
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

In the center of the Cidade Maravilhosa, Praça Mauá, or Maua Square, is a big space for a walk and to see some historical buildings. There is also a copy of Santos Dumont's 14Bis.

Thank LGKolle
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Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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