Manaus, Brazil

Carved out of densest jungle, Manaus lies on the Negro River near its confluence with the Amazon. It is one of Brazil’s largest cities and the financial centre of north Brazil. It is also an important hub for ecotourism. This city’s history is based on the rubber harvests of years past, and today it thrives as a cruise port by offering numerous historical and ecological tourist attractions.

Rubber made Manaus the richest city in South America during the late 1800s and helped it earn its nickname, the "Paris of the Tropics". Many wealthy European families settled in Manaus and brought their love of sophisticated European art, architecture, and culture with them.

Things to see and do

* Teatro Amazonia - the local opera house
* Mercado Adolpho Lisboa market place
* Amazon jungle nature treks
* Amazon river boat trips

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Real (R$)
Language – Portuguese
Land Area - 11.401 km²
Population – 1, 800,000
Electricity –2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – +55

Port Location – The port of Manaus is located in downtown Manaus on the Negro River.

Transport Links - Manaus is one of the most isolated metropolitan areas of the world, accessible by ground transportation only by two highways. The main means of access is by air or by the rivers surrounding the city. The city is served by the Eduardo Gomes International Airport.

Cruises departing Manaus, Brazil

Viking Sea, Amazon & Caribbean Adventure Ex Manaus To San Juan

Departure: 24 Jan 2022 From: Cruise line: Viking Ocean Cruises Cruise Ship: Viking Sea.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Manaus to San Juan aboard Viking Sea.

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Silver Dawn, South America Ex Manaus To Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Departure: 02 Mar 2022 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Dawn.

16 Night Cruise sailing from Manaus, Brazil onboard Silver Dawn

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Viking Sea, Amazon & Caribbean Adventure Ex Manaus To San Juan

Departure: 09 Mar 2022 From: Cruise line: Viking Ocean Cruises Cruise Ship: Viking Sea.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Manaus to San Juan aboard Viking Sea.

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Quest, Amazon & Caribbean Sunsets Ex Manaus To Miami

Departure: 10 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Quest.

15 Night Cruise sailing from Manaus to Miami onboard Seabourn Quest.

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Quest, Amazon & Atlantic Adventure Ex Manaus To Barcelona

Departure: 10 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Quest.

30 Night Cruise sailing from Manaus to Barcelona onboard Seabourn Quest.

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Viking Sea, Amazon & Caribbean Adventure Ex Manaus To San Juan

Departure: 18 Jan 2023 From: Cruise line: Viking Ocean Cruises Cruise Ship: Viking Sea.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Manaus to San Juan aboard Viking Sea.

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Viking Sea, Amazon & Caribbean Adventure Ex Manaus To San Juan

Departure: 03 Mar 2023 From: Cruise line: Viking Ocean Cruises Cruise Ship: Viking Sea.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Manaus to San Juan aboard Viking Sea.

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Venture, Heart Of The Amazon Ex Manaus To Iquitos

Departure: 29 Mar 2023 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Venture.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Manaus to Iquitos aboard Seabourn Venture.

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Venture, Bridging Two Great Continents Ex Manaus To Praia

Departure: 18 Apr 2023 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Venture.

12 Night Cruise sailing from Manaus to Praia aboard Seabourn Venture.

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Venture, Two Great Continents & Western Europe Waterways Ex Manaus To Greenwich

Departure: 18 Apr 2023 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Venture.

24 Night Cruise sailing from Manaus to Greenwich aboard Seabourn Venture.

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