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The Municipal Theatre in Rio is an Eclectic style opera house with Art Nouveau elements, inspired by the Paris Opéra House.
The Municipal Theatre in Rio is an Eclectic style opera house with Art Nouveau elements, inspired by the Paris Opéra House. The stunning interiors feature sculptures by Henrique Bernardelli and paintings by Rodolfo Amoedo and Eliseu Visconti.
Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
Modeled on the Louvre in Paris, the National Museum of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro houses an important collection of Brazilian art
The City Hall in Rio de Janeiro is the seat of the City Council
The National Library in Rio de Janeiro is the largest library in Latin America and the 7th largest in the world, with a collection of over 9 million items
Officially known as Praça Floriano Peixoto in honour of the second president of Brazil, Cinelândia is a major public square in the heart of Rio de Janeiro that developed around the 18th century Ajuda Convent
The Gustavo Capanema Palace is a government building that functions as an office of the Ministry of Education and Health
The headquarters of the federal oil company is an interesting piece of Brutalist architecture by Roberto Luís Gandolfi, soaring 108 metres into the sky
Sao Francisco da Penitencia is a colonial church dating back to 1737, famous for its gilden Baroque interiors and wooden statues
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian is dedicated to the patron saint of Rio de Janeiro, St Sebastian
Commissioned in 1779, Passeio Publico was the first public park in the Americas
The Museum of Image and Sound in Rio de Janeiro is dedicated to Brazilian film, radio, and broadcasting industries