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Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro: Tours & Tickets

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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.
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Praca Floriano, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here in September and watched the Peiking Opera. It was a hosted event, so got to see the beautiful function room with its grand design. The theatre itself is stunning, and you get an amazing experience and view of the performance. You will...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to take the tour in Portuguese which is a language I do not speak. That being said, it was worth taking the 45 minute tour to get a peek in this magnificent building. While parts of the theater are needing refreshing (rugs and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank smootx
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Theatro Municipal is one of the most beautiful theatres in Brazil. The building is inspired by the Paris Opéra. The outside walls are inscribed with the names of classic artists. When you do the free Rio walking tour you see this building near the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During some days like carnival, weekends or New Year, this area is full of life. Many artist will go to the street and do outdoor performance. The beauty of this part of the city is for sure connected to the culture and architecture. Theatro is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rade I
Reviewed 8 October 2019

We walked from the Museum of tomorrow to the Theatre. We were informed on here that they do tours from 2pm Sunday to Friday for English. We went to the ticket desk ( Tuesday at 12:30) to purchase a ticket and the female ticket assistant...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 October 2019

dont miss it. you gotta go this place. i been in opera house before, this is like the copy but for me much better. enjoy the guide visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank zackfox32
Reviewed 2 October 2019

We were unable to go inside except to look in due to tours reserving that afternoon. But it was great visiting the area.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Dream51537516867
Reviewed 27 September 2019

Having seen the one in Paris and the one in Buenos Aires, it is a bit redundant but still very beautiful and worth a visit. There is a good restaurant in the next block.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sndovale
Reviewed 9 September 2019

The Theatro Municipal is an opera house in the Centro district of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Built in the beginning of the twentieth century, it is considered to be one of the most beautiful and important theatres in the country.Strongly recommended to visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank alshamv
Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

We stopped by on a Sunday evening and it was closed however it was cool to see the architecture and history of the building. It's in the theater district per hour tour guide. We would have loved to go inside.

Date of experience: September 2019
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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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6 June 2018|
Response from felipeferreirario | Reviewed this property |
Hi, WChee! The Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro has a English speaking guided tour from Sunday to Friday at 2:00 pm. Saturdays and holidays at 12:00 am.= (noon) I hope you enjoy the visit!
2 May 2018|
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Response from submarine2017 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I understand, it is not necessary to pre-book, however, it is prudent to arrive at least 30 minutes before.
25 February 2018|
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Response from AustraliaDebra | Reviewed this property |
My advice would be to wait till closer to the time and then ask. It is a small theatre, but if you go there when you first arrive in Manaus, you should be able to get tickets to something during the time you are there. You... More