Are you looking for what to do in Manaus?
- Teatro Amazonas: One of the top attractions of the city, the Teatro Amazonas is the opera house of the Amazonas where the Opera Festival, a popular event, is held in May. Guided tours are the only way to see the Teatro from the inside. Try and catch the free performances that take place at the Teatro every Monday.
- Centro Cultural Palacio Rio Negro: The Palacio Rio Negro is a mark of prosperity and success during the years of the rubber trade. Changing hands and uses, the Palacio first served as a residence for a German baron then the official residence of the governor and currently, a series of museums which display various facets of Brazilian culture. The popular exhibits are the People of the Forest, Bernardo Ramos Numismatic Museum and the Image and Sound Library.
- Meeting of the Waters: The best of nature’s work at play, Meeting of the Water is a point of confluence between the Amazon and the Rio Negro River. Due to the difference is the rivers’ temperature, colour and salinity, etc, for as long as 6 kilometers, the two rivers run side-by-side. Dip your feet into each of the water bodies and notice the difference for yourself.
- Igreja Sao Sebastiao: Dubbed as the most beautiful church of Manaus, the interior of the Igreja was renovated to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the Capuchin Franciscan order. There are several unique features to this church, one of them being the lone church tower that you’ll see. The second tower was never built to symbolize the plight of the poor. The tiles of the floor are in black and white, designed after the ‘meeting of the waters’.
Below we have a list of things to do in Manaus and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Manaus getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to Manaus with confidence.