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Bank of Brazil Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil) Tours

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Bank of Brazil Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil)
Since 1986 Bank of Brasil Cultural Center has been showcasing an impressive collection of artwork that’s made it one of the top 100 most-visited art museums in the world. With more than two million visitors annually, the Rio de Janeiro branch of this national treasure is without a doubt the most popular. Its art deco building, which was designed by Francisco Joaquim Bethencourt da Silva, includes a theater and cinema in addition to multiple art galleries. 

In addition to a stunning permanent collection that includes cultural and historical exhibitions, travelers will find unique temporary shows as well. Regardless of what’s on displace, visitors and locals agree that Brank of Brasil Cultural Center is a must-see destination on any trip to Rio. 

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The cultural center is open from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily and is located at Rua Primeiro de Marco, 66 in the Rio’s central district. It is accessible via the Uruguaiana Metro stop. Some parts of the center are free of charge to visit. 
Address: R. Primeiro de Março, 66 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ Brazil 20010-000, Brazil
Hours: Daily 9am-9pm
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A perfect option for rainy and cloudy days, with panorama of the architectural design of the historical center of Rio, incredible to see the contrast between the modernity of the streets and classic buildings. Experienced guides with extensive knowledge of art and architecture. Taste the flavors of Brazil: Coffee, chocolate, cachaça, while interacting with the history of the city.
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What are Bank of Brazil Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil) hours of operation?
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Bank of Brazil Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil) hours of operation: Daily 9am-9pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Bank of Brazil Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 20 Bank of Brazil Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Bank of Brazil Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil) 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Bank of Brazil Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil) costs USD 107.00. Guided Bank of Brazil Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil) tours start around USD 107.00 per person. See all 20 Bank of Brazil Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil) tickets and tours on Viator.
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