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Address: Rua Primeiro de Marco 66, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20010-000, Brazil
Phone Number:
+55 21 38082020
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Wed - Mon 09:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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The CCBB is a cultural center that consists of exhibition rooms, three...

The CCBB is a cultural center that consists of exhibition rooms, three theaters, a library, cinema, and a video room. It is housed in an art deco style building located in what used to be the financial district of Rio de Janeiro.

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The venue has some of the best exhibits in Brazil on various Art themes. And the best part is that they are all free. Besides that, the cultural center has many theaters which... read more

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Teresina, PI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The venue has some of the best exhibits in Brazil on various Art themes. And the best part is that they are all free. Besides that, the cultural center has many theaters which present good plays at good prices. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I strongly recommend Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil for anyone looking for a diverse and varied artistic entertainment. At the same place for free or very low cost, you can have access to cinema, theater's plays, music concerts, library and exhibitions. If you're walking in the area, it worth your while to stop by, get a coffee and take at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best time to visit is during the weekends in order to avoid downtown traffic. Exhibitions change constantly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The center is located in city center near church of Candelaria. The exposition center brings to the city temporary exhibitions from all over. It's very calm and suitable for all ages. Ask in your hotel before decide to go their what expo they in the moment, any way if you are in the city center you may pass near by... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

CCBB is one of those places that are remarkable, not just because of the quality of the expositions, but the place itself is worthy to visit. The main entrance, the dome and all the architecture is amazing. The best of all, it is FREE!

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Thank brjader
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "CCBB", as it is called by locals, is the best art exposition site in the city. It was the first agency for Brazil´s first bank (Banco do Brasil), so it is also a historical building. If you are Downtown and like art, it is a nice place to go. It is also good to flee from all the traffic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful expositions! Nice and hystoric place! Fantastic bilding! Nice employees! At the Center of the City. In front of Candelária Cathedral

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

A very nice building in downtown Rio, where there are always interesting exhibitions to be seen. The auditoriums are very confortable, and concerts (not frequentrly) and plays can be seen for affordable prices.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Brazil surprises me so much. The things you think you'll hate, you'll actually love - just like this one!! From the outside it doesn't seem like much but when you walk in it's actually an amazing building. Both in what it holds and the architecture. Lots of expeditions and events are held here so be sure to check what's happening!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Nice place in the center of rio de janeiro, easy to reach (the metro leaves you 3 blocks and many buses pass through the door). I think it is ideal for a day that is raining. The cutural center is cute, the architecture of the place is spectacular but I personally expected something more. There were only three samples in... More 

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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 used to serve as a residence for governors of Brazil, can be found here. Pedra do Sal, a Monday night street party, is also in this neighbourhood. This landmark is the birthplace of samba and is famous for its “roda de sambas” (“dance circles”). Stop in for one and get closer to discovering where Brazilian happiness comes from.
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