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ATTRACTIONS

TEATRO AMAZONAS

Inaugurated in 1896 in a Renaissance style, the Teatro Amazonas is the icon that represents the peak of the rubber cycle period, where Manaus was the center of rubber production for the automobile industry that began to gain scale. It was called “The Paris of the Tropics”. The 701 spectators over the years were able to watch monumental spectacles of world celebrities presenting themselves as José Careiras, Luciano Bavarotti, Bibi Ferreira, Spice Girls, White Stripes, Roger Waters, a member of Pink Floyd, directing the Opera Romeo and Juliet, Marcelo Mourão , principal dancer of the American Ballet Theater, Margot Fontayne, Villa Lobos, and countless others. Cultural Center of the state, with decoration and materials brought from Italy, Portugal and England, make the guided tour, which takes place every day. Enjoy and watch the play of the day, or, mark your trip to the important events that happen every year: Opera Festival, Film Festival, Amazonas Jazz Festival and State Symphony Orchestra presentations, plays, dance and musicals. Unmissable.

MUNICIPAL MARKET

Important center of commercialization of regional products, fish, herbs and fruits. Built in the golden age of the rubber cycle, it shows all the architectural imposition and economic strength of the time, with all the iron structure brought from England, in 1987 was topped by the National Historical Heritage Institute. Today is a remnant point of sale of typically Amazonian products, such as the salty Pirarucu, culinary delicacy, say that its taste resembles Cod. Herbs, seeds, peppers, plus cheese curd, a delight. The Municipal Market is on the banks of the Rio Negro and near the old port and the berth of recreational boats that are the main vehicle of transportation to the interior, since the connection between the cities in the Amazon and carried out by boats. A feast of history, aromas and regional curiosities.

PONTA NEGRA BEACH

The beach of Manauaras, a noble neighborhood with buildings of high standard, where a wide promenade was built, with sports areas, acoustic shell, food court, dancing fountains, right in front of Ponta Negra beach. At sunrise the place is a space for sportsmen who find there a place free of cars, with the soft breeze coming from the river, at dusk the sunset of taking the breath for the beauty, where it is put inside the waters of the river Black with the width of more than 3 km on site and the forest in the background.

MEETING OF THE WATERS

A phenomenon of nature that by its proportions would already be a spectacle, the meeting of two giants the river Solimões and the Negro river, the first that has its source in the Andes in Peru and another is born of the Orinoco basin in Colombia, before even the union are the rivers of the world. When they join near Manaus, for more than six kilometers, they do not mix, but because one is muddy, full of life, which has the yellow waters because of the amount of nutrients it carries along its course, the other of dark waters and that by the difference of speed and density they are running side by side, without being able to enter the other. A phenomenon so grandiose that it is even seen from the earth, in natural lookouts on the banks of the rivers. There are regular boat trips to see the famous waters meet up close. Required.

MUSA

Museum of the Amazon, botanical garden, symbol of the research of the biodiversity of the forest in the city of Manaus. It has the intuition to promote the population’s contact with the cultural, biological and social diversity of the Amazon Basin. The main attraction of the reserve is its observation tower of 42 meters, where it is possible to see the crowns of the trees of the primary forest, to listen and to see the birds at the sunset and beginning of the night, to feel the climate of being in a forest formed to more than 10,000 years. It is also possible to hike trails, visit the orchid garden, aquarium, serpentarium, butterfly in their laboratories, as well as insects, fish and frogs. A party for those who really want to know the scientific side of the Amazon.

ANAVILHANAS

Anavilhanas National Park, situated on the bank of the town of Novo Airão, a labyrinth of more than 400 islands, home to the legendary specimen of the world-wide known Pink Boto, which is possible to dive beside them in small streams. Close by there is the Jaú National Park. Walk along its tracks and discover how the forest is inside, drink liana water, bathe in the calm waters of the Black River that permeate the islands, get to know the riverside communities and the beautiful wood handicraft of Novo Airão. A nature bath.