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Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro

Praca Floriano, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
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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.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“opera house” (27 reviews)
“paris opera” (22 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Praca Floriano, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro is located at city center and it is a beautiful place. Worth a visit.

Thank Miguel2770
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you spend anytime at all in Rio you are certain to see the exterior of the Municipal Theater. It is a beautiful building based on the design of the Paris Opera House. The interior of the building is equally beautiful, with lots of marble,...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is very beautiful, it's like a a small Opéra de Paris. Ehe restaurant Assirius is also amazing. we must go there to take a glass of champmpagne

Thank 838ana21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there to see the Netherlands ballet. Everything was great. The location is also good if you can take the subway.

Thank mlizarodrigues
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During night with all the lights is remarkable..Beutifuly architectured with lot of shows going inside.Havent seen it from inside tho.

Thank Simeon L
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Absolutely amazing, its like a little La Scala. Amazing restoration - just amazingly beautiful, just absolutely fantastic. There's a small bar to get a drink. If you don't have the Brazil equilivent of a social security number, you can google how to fake one in...More

Thank TallSH
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I went to see an orchesttral performance, and got one of the last tickets, even though when i was there the place was half empty, they missed a great evening.

Thank Jon4fun
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro is in the city centre . You have to stand back to experience the sight of this magnificent building.

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Extremely poor guided tour provided by an interpreter who spoke very poor English. Tried to book concert tickets which did not take place. Dr M Thomas London

Thank mohana1950
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We only looked at the exterior but this is beautiful. We were assured that tours of the theatre were well worth doing but we didn't have the time.

Thank Alan H
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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25 June 2017|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
It's exceedingly relaxed. There is no dress code so smart casual is fine. Now if you are going with local friends then check with them as to what they are wearing as you don't want to look out of place. One annoying issue is... More
21 December 2016|
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Response from CrisMussalam | Reviewed this property |
Dear Peter, yes, unfortunately the site ingresso . com requires that. But, depending on the show and the date, you may buy it locally. hope you are/were able to. Regards, Ana
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31 October 2016|
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Response from Mario_Roda | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, take a look on the website of the theater.