You will be introduced to the fascinating city of Manaus on this half day city tour.
Manaus, the capital of the Brazilian State of Amazonas, is located on the northern bank of the Rio Negro. It is the gateway city to the largest tropical rain forest on the planet: The Amazon.
The Golden Age of Manaus was in the early 1900s when, thanks to the exportation of natural rubber, it became one of the richest cities in the world. Hundreds of architects, city planners and landscape designers came from Europe and transformed the city into a European-looking town known as "Little Paris of the Jungle".
Leave from the floating port and drive by the Customs House, prefabricated in Liverpool, England, and shipped to Manaus one hundred years ago.
See other city highlights such as: the clock tower called Little Big Ben, the cathedral the Provincial palace, building dated 1874 which now houses several museums such as Museum of Numismatics, Museum of Image and Sound of Amazonas, Public Arty Galery, Museum of Archeology and Museum Tiradentes.
Stop for photos at the Palácio Rio Negro, the private residence of a German rubber baron and later the Governor's office. Lastly, visit inside the lavish Opera House, built in the late 19th century with material imported from Europe.
This tour includes transportation in a deluxe air-conditioned vehicle, and a great English-speaking local guide. The entrance fee to the Opera House is also included.
Please note that the Opera House is closed on Sundays.
Days offered: 7 days a week