The best of Brazilian culture
The Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil is Rio’s top cultural attraction, with a combination of art and history exhibits aimed at showcasing the best of what Brazil has to offer. The Centro Cultural Banco is the fastest way to get a crash course in all things Brazilian–though it’s by no means fully comprehensive, few museums are. What it does offer, though, it offers with the expected level of style and flair.
The way the museum displays its exhibits is just as impressive as the contents. Attention is paid to every detail, and the result is one of the most satisfying, awe-inspiring museum visits you’ll find in the world. Though the museum is not huge, there’s plenty to see–if you’re interested in social history, be sure to check out the permanent exhibit which details the history of currency in Brazil, it’s one of the most fascinating things the museum has to offer.