Downtown Manaus is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants and bars. You can experience the local theater and opera, or enjoy the natural beauty of the jungle. Downtown Manaus's hotels make a great home base for venturing out into the greater Manaus area.
Sightseeing around Downtown Manaus
The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. You can check out the local talent at Americo Alvarez Theater, Ivete Ibiapina Music House, and Teatro Amazonas. Sights like Museum of the Northern Man, Bernardo Campos Numismatic Museum, and Gebes Medeiros Theater offer insight into the local culture. Monuments like Church of Sao Sebastiao, Church of Our Lady of the Conception, and Municipal Clock honor the area. Learn about local history at Capela do Pobre Diabo. Create some family memories at CIGS Zoo and Bosque da Ciencia.
Popular things to do in the area include shopping and taking a tour. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Saudade Park, Mindu Municipal Park, or Lake Janauari Ecological Park. For retail therapy, consider Adolpho Lisboa Municipal Market, Manauara Shopping, and Amazonas Shopping, and seek out the perfect souvenir. A visit to Port of Manaus, Studio 5 Festival Mall Manaus and Convention Center, or Amazon Arena won't disappoint either.
Don't pass up a chance to see Museu do Indio, Teatro Jorge Bonates, and Vivaldo Lima Stadium. Amazonia Museum of Natural Sciences, Ponta Negra Beach, and Meeting of Waters are also favorite places to visit.
Getting around Downtown Manaus
Ready to get out and explore the city? Manaus Bus Terminal 1 is the closest metro station. You can inquire about options for water travel at the port.
Manaus (MAO-Eduardo Gomes Intl.) is the closest major airport, 7 miles (11.3 km) from Downtown Manaus.