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Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro: Tours & Tickets

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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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Praca Floriano, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050, Brazil
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Beautiful bel epoque architecture and a great visual contrast to the modernist/classical mix that surrounds it.
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No English tours available for our availabilty, so we did the Portugese tour, having no idea what they were saying, but we still had a ball. Every inch of the theater is gorgeous, particularly the auditorium and main lobby -- the tiled outdoor patio was lovely. Obigrado!
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I went here in September and watched the Peiking Opera. It was a hosted event, so got to see the beautiful function room with its grand design. The theatre itself is stunning, and you get an amazing experience and view of the performance. You will not be disappointed.
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I had to take the tour in Portuguese which is a language I do not speak. That being said, it was worth taking the 45 minute tour to get a peek in this magnificent building. While parts of the theater are needing refreshing (rugs and seats), the building itself is gorgeous with
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The Theatro Municipal is one of the most beautiful theatres in Brazil. The building is inspired by the Paris Opéra. The outside walls are inscribed with the names of classic artists. When you do the free Rio walking tour you see this building near the Cinelândia Square.
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