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Historic building on the waterfront

Didn't manage to get inside, but the building is another elegant relic from the rubber boom times... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Anthony S
Brisbane, Australia
cruise stop

As expected this building sits on the waterfront and is one of the first things seen by the river... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Ges R
Bourne, United Kingdom
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17 Feb 2017
“Historic building on the waterfront”
15 Feb 2017
“cruise stop”
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Didn't manage to get inside, but the building is another elegant relic from the rubber boom times and pleasant to see in passing.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

As expected this building sits on the waterfront and is one of the first things seen by the river traveler. It is of ornate 19th century design and is of interest to lovers of architecture

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Ges R
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The customs house is composed of a floating dock as well as the house itself. This was the main gateway to Manaus over a century ago. The dick was considered a technical marvel because it rises and falls with the seasonal water levels which can...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank cebcolpitts
Reviewed 1 December 2016

but its a great place to visit. right next to the local central market. beautiful building. came directly from europe. piece by piece.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Mike P
Reviewed 21 December 2014

This building could be seen by us from our cruise ship balcony thus we walked to it several times. It is not open to the public. The building looks very nice from the outside. Trucks loaded with good s line up starting early in the...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank texaswillie
Reviewed 16 January 2013

This building and associated lighthouse are located right on the waterfront near the ferry terminal. It is certainly an interesting building and reminiscent from when Manaus was a thriving rubber trading city. Whilst the best views of it are from out the side doors of...More

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank John S
Reviewed 17 November 2012

A beautiful building on the waterfront in Manaus, the Alfandega stands out like a beacon. The lighthouse attached to this building has a fascinating farol (lantern room) at the apex. Although probably no longer in use, it is possible to get reasonably close, with permission,...More

Date of experience: November 2012
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

It is quite a nice building but i don't think you can go in at this time. as there are a lot of construction around.

Date of experience: October 2012
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