What looks like a beautiful mansion with a large colorful dome is Teatro Amazonas. Built in the early 19th Century, this eclectic Renaissance style building stands tall today as Amazon's most prestigious opera house. The place will leave you in a state of awe with grandeur and extravagance. With tall archways, wide stairways and beautiful furnishings, this mansion is an attraction by itself. The dome alone makes a pretty picture, with decorated ceramic tiles that have gone in its making. Teatro Amazonas is host to many elite musicals, theatricals, and orchestral events. The Festival Amazonas de Ópera is held within the theater every year.
Centro Cultural Palácio Rio Negro was formerly the home to the governor and the seat of the government. Today it is a major space for exhibitions, concerts and other cultural activities. The exhibitions here showcase beautiful Brazilian art and sculpture of local artists. This place also has book launches, plays and literary events. The regal edifice has striking architectural details, and is an instantly recognizable feature of the street. Drop by for a taste of local culture.
Though located on the city outskirts, this little stretch of sand attracts visitors by the droves. It's no surprise, considering, Ponta Negra, the neighborhood from which the beach takes its name, is replete with some of the city's most happening nightlife options. Besides the usual beach activities, Praia da Ponta Negra also sees numerous cultural activities throughout the year at the amphitheater located on the south end. Fantastic dining and entertainment options surrounding the beach make it ideal to spend the entire day here.
Tucked away on the leafy Avenida Eduardo Ribeiro, this stately edifice is one of the most recognizable feature of the street. Constructed in a harmonious blend of French and English styles, Palácio da Justiça is one of the city's architectural gems. Built in 1900, the beautiful edifice functioned as the region's courthouse for a large part of the century, before being transformed into a cultural center. Today, Palácio da Justiça hosts a steady program of artistic and cultural events, and is open for visits to the general public.
Located at the center of the Amazon rainforest, the Amazon Theatre is an opera house where the annual Amazonas de Opera festival is held every year. The Amazonas Philharmonic Orchestra performs and practices at this place regularly with choirs and musical concerts. The Renaissance architecture of this historical place will keep you gaping while you visit this place. This opera theater is an integral part of Brazil's history and heritage. It has staged numerous big artists who have performed here and showcased their talent here. You can also visit the museum at this theater which displays various artists and their notable work who have performed in the past.
Centro Cultural dos Povos da Amazônia basically aims for the dissemination of the Amazon culture. This place is a center for education, research, information and recreation for the local people and community. The place runs classes, courses and workshops for both children and adults. Events here include art exhibitions, performing arts and cultural events. Thus, the center works towards the spread of knowledge about the Amazon culture.
Arena Poliesportiva Amadeu Teixeira is a spacious indoor arena in Flores neighborhood to the north of Manaus. Established in 2006, this arena is used to organize sporting events, especially volleyball, basketball and futsal. However, events at Arena Poliesportiva Amadeu Teixeira are not limited to sporting matches alone, spectators can also get an opportunity to enjoy concerts and other entertaining events like circus, animated shows and more.