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Address: Avenida das Americas 5300 | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-102, Brazil
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Great place for concerts

The Cidade das Artes is a great place for concerts, especially when you live in the neighborhood. Easy access by car or bus. However, by car it is not so easy to find the way into... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2014
Rio de Janeiro
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Langport, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Privileged to be able to have had a private show and dinner in Samba City where members of the best Samba schools prepare for their shows during the year. Crafting their own floats and costumes at the school this is a wonderful alternative to the 'soccer' world. The rhythm and colourful costumes enchanted and a local Brazilian feast was something... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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85 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2014

The Cidade das Artes is a great place for concerts, especially when you live in the neighborhood. Easy access by car or bus. However, by car it is not so easy to find the way into the parking lot. After parking the car finding the entrance is the next challenge, since there are no signs at all where the entrance... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Very grand architecture in the International Style but not very good when winds whip up and wreak havoc all over. This building houses five different structures linked togetherby a large concrete deck on the second floor and covered over by an equally grand cement roof with artsy ventilations too boot. The main hall is akin to opera houses of Europe.... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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205 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Finding the entrance with the taxi was near impossible. We drove around 30 minutes before we found the way in. Why? Because only if you already know how to get there (stay in the middle lane), will you see the signs. Once you get on the wrong track, you can circle the center forever without seeing a sign. It is... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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154 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

a very modern place,you may say concrete literally.very beautiful despite the stories behind the curtains(some amount of money stayed in someone's pocket).After an opening it was closed for years so there are things to be done and others to be done again. last weekend they had a "festival of fado",fado is a portuguese style of music and 2 of the... More 

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