Top places to see and top things to do in Manaus

  • By Allan K
  • Destinations
  • 30.05.2017

Manaus can easily become an ideal vacation destination for you and your entire family. If you are trying to plan out your future trip, here are the top 3 places to see and top 3 things to do in Manaus.

1. The Mercado Municipal
The Municipal Market's architecture is based on Paris Les Halles. Nowadays, the market is considered a monument of the city. If you visit, you will be able to find fresh produce, various foods and medicinal plants.

2. Teatro Amazonas
The theater was opened in 1896, and is one of the most important buildings in Manaus. Teatro Amazonas hosts different performances, but also a huge festival during spring. Teatro Amazonas is a must see attraction in Manaus.

3. Encontro das Águas
While not exactly in the city, Encontro das Aguas is located only 10km away from it. This place is a highly visited touristic area, and marks the spot where the Amazonian River forms.

4. Palácio do Rio Negro
The palace has been renovated and turned into a museum back in 1995. Nowadays, it is available for visits during certain periods. Special receptions are also taking place here from time to time.

5. Palácio da Justiça
Until 1987, the Palácio da Justiça used to be the city's courthouse. In the modern times, the building has been turned into a cultural centre. If you pass by, you can still tour the building and see all of its rooms.

6. Museu do Seringal Vila Paraiso
This museum is an important part of Manaus' history. You will get to see how rubber used to be produced with your own eyes, and also learn more about what the city used to be like centuries ago.