The Theatro Municipal of Rio de Janeiro is considered to be one of the most beautiful and important theatres in the country. Opened in 1909 it is the home of Rio's theater, opera, orchestra and ballet. The building is designed in an eclectic style, inspired by the Paris Opéra of Charles Garnier. The outside walls are inscribed with the names of classic Eurocentric & Brazilian artists while the interior is lavish with many beautiful details. The season officially runs from March to December when the theater's ballet corps and symphony orchestra perform regularly. If you don´t have the chance to attend a performance, there are guided tours from Tuesday to Friday (at 12pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm) and Saturday (at 12pm and 2pm).
Closest metro: Cinelândia.
Address: Praça Floriano, Rua Manuel Carvalho s/n, Centro
The ticket prices for the performances range from R$15-R$70.