Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

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Theater · Concert / Show
Admire the flamboyant facade of Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, an eclectic Art Nouveau building inspired by the Paris Opera. Erected in the early 20th century, the theater has hosted a multitude of famous orchestras and artists. Take a guided tour of the building to learn more about its history and explore the luxurious interior, adorned with marble, gold, and stained glass. Depending on the season, you can catch an opera, concert, or ballet performance. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Rio de Janeiro holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This place is so ornate, its beautiful! Every inch of it is decorated. It is absolute decadence. Would love to see a show here. They do run an English tour in the mornings, but we missed this so we.....  more »
  • Rio might not bring to mind the arts scene. Completed in 1909, this theatre was modelled on the Paris Opera. We visited the area in our walking tour. This part of Centro is very much dedicated to...  more »

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