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Fascinating Displays

We have visited this museum twice (on both our trips to Rio) and we highly recommend it to people... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2016
Susan K
Baltimore, Maryland
Expected but Unexpected

We knew what we were getting into - a museum that is a "front" for a sales pitch! We were right... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2015
Ogden, Utah
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25 May 2016
“Fascinating Displays”
2 Aug 2015
“Expected but Unexpected”
Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-2pm
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Rua Garcia d'Avila 105 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22421-010, Brazil
(21) 2512-1132
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

We have visited this museum twice (on both our trips to Rio) and we highly recommend it to people who are interested in fine jewelry and gemstones. The actual mining displays are very interesting, but the gems steal the show! The colors and size of...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We knew what we were getting into - a museum that is a "front" for a sales pitch! We were right but what we didn't expect were the modest prices on some beautiful jewelry! We ended up buying two pieces and now that we are...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Blend5Family
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

The gem collection is basically a walk through the museum's jewelry store. Wouldn't call this a museum but the jewelry collection is impressive

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Reviewed 4 December 2011

Amsterdam Sauer in Rio de Janeiro is a museum and, while, a big shop. We have personally guided by a trained associates through the most outstanding gemstone collection. A private collection of founder Mr. Jules Roger Sauer. A comprehensive variety of gemstones. International award winning...More

Date of experience: October 2011
2  Thank adi035
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Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
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