Meeting of the Rivers

Meeting of the Rivers Negro-Solimões, AmazonThis natural phenomenon is caused by the confluence of the Negro River’s dark water and the Solimões River’s muddy brown water that come together to form the Amazonas River. For 6 km, both rivers waters run side by side, without mixing. This phenomenon is caused by the great difference between the water temperatures and current speeds. The Negro River flows approximately 2km/h at 22ºC, while the Solimões River flows 4 to 6 km/h at 28ºC. The "Meeting of the Waters is a confluence of the Rio Negro, black water, with the River, the muddy water, near Manaus. Different densities and temperatures create a "boundary" for miles down the Amazon River. The Meeting of the Waters is a phenomenon that occurs at the confluence of the Rio Negro, black water, and the River, the muddy water, where the waters of two rivers run side by side without mixing for an extension of more than 6 km. A major tourist attractions of the city of Manaus. This phenomenon happens due to the difference between the temperature and density of water, and also the current speeds: the Negro River flows approximately 2 km / h at a temperature of 22 ° C, while the Solimões River flows 4 to 6 km / h at a temperature of 28 ° C. [1] There are dozens of tourist agencies that offer the tour to the region, on routes which usually include a tour around the creeks of the region. If the tour is done on a small boat, visitors can put your hand in the water while crossing from one side to the other waters, and feel that the rivers have different temperatures. In the period that goes from the river filled from January to July is the best time for a tour to observe the meeting of the waters, since the outputs from the streams are in motorized canoes. You can enter the holes and river arms and be able to see animals such as birds, monkeys and sloths. The ride is always done in an ecological park Janauari, where you can observe and take pictures of aquatic plants water lilies. At the end of the ride is on a floating restaurant with typical food of Amazonas. You are in a building observation deck of the meeting designed by Oscar Niemeyer. http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encontro_das_%C3%81guas

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Address: Encontro das Águas‎ Rio Negro con Rio Solimoes Manaus AM Brazil

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Activities near to Meeting of the Rivers


Sport Fishing (activity) - The mighty waters The Amazon has the best sites for you to fish. There are countless rivers that harbor the greatest diversity of fish on the planet, including the peacock (peacock bass), the symbol of sport fishing in Brazil. It's a predator fish and is able to attack even without bait hooks. The Indians have already fished with artificial lures even before the method is practiced by the sports fishermen. Among the types of peac...
Address: Manaus - AM
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Boi Manaus Festival (festival) - Who comes to Manaus in the month of October is received with a big party. Not the usual party with the city, hospitable and welcoming, receives visitors from any source, for business or pleasure. It Boi Manaus, an event promoted by City Hall in honor of October 24, the anniversary of Manaus, the date on which we celebrate its elevation to the rank of the City. Each singer leads his own tribe, identified by tururis (a version of manauara...
Address: Manaus - AM
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Dança do Boi in Manaus
Instalação Theater (theater) - established by the State Government, had its opening on May 6, 2001, with the Threepenny Opera, Weill and Brecht, during the V Festival Opera. Is installed in the former 'HAVANA HOUSE', a significant building of the Belle-Époque, which was completely restored its surroundings with the rebuilding and revitalization of the old center of Manaus. Integrates the organizational structure of the Secretariat of State for Culture (SEC) and is a...
Address: Secretaria Estado da Cultura Turismo Teatro da Instalação Rua Frei José Inocentes, 445 - Manaus - AM
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Biblioteca da Imagem e do som do Amazonas Museum (museum) - Created in 2000, was installed with the latest technology in partnership with private companies and aims to search, collect, preserve, disseminate and popularize collections of images, audio and video on the Amazon, through image, audio and video. The entire collection is restricted to research on the spot may not be reproduced or borrowed. Collection: 245,000 pieces (approximately). Services: Guided tours; Film Pro...
Address: Praça Heliodoro Balbi, s/n - Centro - Centro, Manaus, Brazil
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Restaurants near to Meeting of the Rivers


Boteco Caldinho do Hélcio is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Meeting of the Rivers and can be found at Av. Grande Otelo, 835

ArriBar Snack & Happy Hour is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Meeting of the Rivers and can be found at Av. Guilherme Paraense, 34

Antônio´s Café is a Coffee House restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Meeting of the Rivers and can be found at Shopping Madeira Fashion, 1

A Ecológica is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Meeting of the Rivers and can be found at Rua João Monte Fusco, 8


Hotels near to Meeting of the Rivers


Express Vieiralves HotelExpress Vieiralves Hotel
Express Vieiralves Hotel is conveniently located in the popular Manaus City Center area. The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. 24hr room service, safety deposit boxes, restaurant, bar/pub, business center are on the list of things guests can enjoy. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep, including non smoking rooms. The hotel offers vario...
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With its central location, Century Apart Service Hotel is within easy reach of most tourist attractions and business addresses in Manaus. All hotel's guestrooms have all the conveniences expected in a hotel in its class to suit guests' utmost comforts. In-room facilities include non smoking rooms, air conditioning, desk, hair dryer, in room safe. The amenities and services offered at this Manaus a...
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Hotel Talissa 2 is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Manaus. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the hotel's facilities and services. Take advantage of the hotel's 24hr room service, laundry service/dry cleaning, business center. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Hotel Tal...
Chez Les Rois Bed And BreakfastChez Les Rois Bed And Breakfast
Chez Les Rois Bed And Breakfast is conveniently located in the popular Manaus City Center area. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. All the necessary facilities, including safety deposit boxes, airport transfer, business center, 24hr room service, are at hand. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welc...