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Amsterdam Sauer Museum

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Address: Rua Garcia d'Avila 105 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22421-010, Brazil
Phone Number:
(21) 2512-1132

Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-2pm

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Fascinating Displays

We have visited this museum twice (on both our trips to Rio) and we highly recommend it to people who are interested in fine jewelry and gemstones. The actual mining displays are... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2016
Susan K
Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

We have visited this museum twice (on both our trips to Rio) and we highly recommend it to people who are interested in fine jewelry and gemstones. The actual mining displays are very interesting, but the gems steal the show! The colors and size of the stones displayed are amazing and they are all beautiful. Once you have toured the... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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Reviewed 3 August 2015

We knew what we were getting into - a museum that is a "front" for a sales pitch! We were right but what we didn't expect were the modest prices on some beautiful jewelry! We ended up buying two pieces and now that we are home, we appreciate them even more. Our sales assistant was Josimari Tarraf who was helpful,... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

The gem collection is basically a walk through the museum's jewelry store. Wouldn't call this a museum but the jewelry collection is impressive

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Brasov, Romania
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Reviewed 4 December 2011

Amsterdam Sauer in Rio de Janeiro is a museum and, while, a big shop. We have personally guided by a trained associates through the most outstanding gemstone collection. A private collection of founder Mr. Jules Roger Sauer. A comprehensive variety of gemstones. International award winning jewelry. You can buy jewelry with diamond, opal, emerald, topaz, amethyst etc. New design, different... More 

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Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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