Nossa Senhora das Gracas is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants and bars. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the parks, while others visit for the local theater. Nossa Senhora das Gracas's hotels make a great home base for venturing out into the greater Manaus area.
Sightseeing around Nossa Senhora das Gracas
The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. You can check out the local talent at Teatro Jorge Bonates, Americo Alvarez Theater, and Ivete Ibiapina Music House. Attractions like Museu do Indio, Teatro Amazonas, and Museum of the Northern Man highlight the local culture. Church of Sao Sebastiao, Church of Our Lady of the Conception, and Municipal Clock are significant monuments. A notable local landmark is Capela do Pobre Diabo. Create some family memories at CIGS Zoo and Bosque da Ciencia.
Popular activities in the area include shopping, taking a tour, and attending sporting events. Amazon Arena and Vivaldo Lima Stadium are great places to catch a game or event. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Saudade Park, Mindu Municipal Park, or Lake Janauari Ecological Park. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Manauara Shopping, Amazonas Shopping, and Adolpho Lisboa Municipal Market. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Port of Manaus, Studio 5 Festival Mall Manaus and Convention Center, and Careiro Ferry.
Don't miss Bernardo Campos Numismatic Museum, Gebes Medeiros Theater, and Amazonia Museum of Natural Sciences while you're here. Ponta Negra Beach, Meeting of Waters, and Adolpho Ducke Botanical Garden are also favorite places to visit.
Getting around Nossa Senhora das Gracas
Learn about your options for water transportation at the port.
The closest major airport is Manaus (MAO-Eduardo Gomes Intl.), located 5.4 miles (8.7 km) from Nossa Senhora das Gracas.