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  • Address: Rua Viscone de Itaboraí, 20 – Centro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20010-060
  • Hours: Open Tues–Sun 12pm-7pm

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Post Office Cultural Center (Centro Cultural Correios) Tours

Formerly the main post office in downtown Rio de Janeiro, the Centro Cultural Correios has been transformed into a museum and cultural center, preserving the beautiful, detailed structure, built in 1922. Today, the Centro Cultural Correios is administered by the Brazilian postal service and attracts visitors for it’s varied art exhibitions, antique stamp fairs, special performances, and not to mention the attractive architecture. Original wooden floors, spiral staircases, and an antique elevator are among the architectural highlights. 

Diverse exhibitions rotate in and out of the Centro Cultural Correios, including modern art and sculpture, world-famous paintings, ancient artifacts, and exhibits that delve into Brazilian history. On the ground floor, there’s a 200-person theater that hosts plays, recitals and other performances throughout the year.  Outside the center is a spacious courtyard with a reflecting pool and outdoor stage, for open-air concerts and events. 


Practical Info

The Centro Cultural Correios is located at Rua Visconde de Itaboraí, 20 in the Centro.  It is open Tuesday–Sunday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free. 

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Rio Walking & Historical Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

The best way to really know the city you're visiting and feel like an actual local is by taking public transportation and walking through the streets to ...  Read more

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $44.99

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