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Address: Novo Airao, State of Amazonas, Brazil
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Ghost city in the middle of the jungle

Airão was a very wealthy city some decades ago, but with the rubber crisis it got abandoned. Fortunately a japanese heremit is maintaining our history alive. A must go place if... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
Henrique V
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Airão was a very wealthy city some decades ago, but with the rubber crisis it got abandoned. Fortunately a japanese heremit is maintaining our history alive. A must go place if you're around.

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

This was a very interesting site. It was fascinating to imagine how the city looked 150 years ago in its opulent prime - a very wealthy trading settlement in the middle of the jungle. It's also very interesting to see how quickly the jungle can take back any efforts humans make to "tame" it. The museum part was closed as... More 

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

a place of History on the Rio Negro great to see the beginning of European live in the Amazon Aerea.Still exist soe Ruins of Houses and many Fruit Trees.good place for a short Hike in the Rainforest Flora and Fauna

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