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Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro

Praca Floriano, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
+55(21)2332-9191
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“opera house” (28 reviews)
“paris opera” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Praca Floriano, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
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+55(21)2332-9191
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"beautiful building"
in 39 reviews
"opera house"
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"paris opera"
in 24 reviews
"guided tour"
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"classical music"
in 13 reviews
"fine arts museum"
in 7 reviews
"french style"
in 7 reviews
"national library"
in 12 reviews
"box office"
in 6 reviews
"great architecture"
in 6 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"ballet"
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"concert"
in 68 reviews
"teatro"
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"cinelandia"
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"theather"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although limited concert agenda, the venue is a completely restored building of the imperial times which brings you back to a different era. Seats and accoustics far from ideal

Thank Gabriela T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Municipal Theatre is located in the city center of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was constructed as an Opera house between 1905 and 1909 on the pattern of Paris Opera and inaugurated in July 1909. It is one of the most beautiful and important...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful inside and out. There’s an english speaking tour at 16:00 for a nominal fee We evengot to see a rehearsal for the evening’s ballet performance. Centrally located and worth a visit

Thank Rob M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The theatre looks beautiful fro outside but the tour was just cancelled for the day... Seems like you have to go with the hope that you'll find a tour, a gamble..

Thank Tdogg101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a tour and it was closed. Unlike it was advertised on website. They also did not respond to my emails. Really wanted to go on the tour.

Thank Stephanbez
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful places in Rio. Its architecture and design is an ice in the cake of Rio's old downtown landscape. Also, a really great theather to enjoy fantastic performances from companies all over the world.

Thank Ana Clara F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous art deco and based on the Paris Opera House.They have guided tours. In the evening they have concerts, ballet and Opera.

Thank Liz E
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

A wonderful building in the heart of downtown. Beautiful Belle Époque style architecture. Well worth a visit even if there is no performance. Old Rio at its best.

Thank holger b
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Created in the early 20th Century, inspired by the Opéra de Paris, this architectonic jewel is a must see in Rio de Janeiro with Its profusion of marbles monumental staircase, painted ceilings an walls.

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We saw this building from the outside while on a walking tour of Rio and it is quite magnificent - a little taste of Europe in the heart of Downtown Rio. Wished we had time for a tour of the interior as well!

Thank johann876
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WChee
6 June 2018|
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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!
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poteskeet
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.
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ggcnsidc
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
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