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Floating Dock, Manaus
(2.1/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
The geography of the Amazonian region is rife with obstacles, so many locals travel between cities by boat. Floating docks are a common stopping point for supplies and connections to cities for these local transport boats, and Floating Dock is one of these docks with access to Manaus. Although, there are some cafes and some shopping nearby, its value is as a slice of life experience for the visitor. Here, you will see local fisherman stocking and unloading, cruise ships taking a breather, and transport boats almost completely covering the surface of the water. The hustle and bustle harkens docks of old and you may recall stories about of jungle stopping points from Conrad, or Marquez.

On the shore you'll see colonial architecture being reclaimed by nature with vines protruding from windows and the a pastel paint taking on a magical air. These are a popular image for photographs and  a truly original moment to send the folks back home. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Manaus holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Floating Dock and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Different, because there I rented a motorboat and it took me was very attentive. I liked it because it had a gas station in the middle of the river and he stopped for gas ... I thought as much, because the post was floating. Just paid a fair price, have not been explored.
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  • We were fortunate to visit the port just as the Sun was setting. A memorable experience is to recommend to everyone. The port is near the municipal market, which also is worth the visit!
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  • A small Harbor, with small boats for transportation of tourists, most of the time. Has a municipal market very close and that is much visited.
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