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Manaus' World Cup temple

Published 1237 GMT (2037 HKT) July 24, 2013
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Arena da Amazonia - an artist's impression of what the stadium in Manaus will look like once complete. Government of Amazonas
Construction continues at the Arena da Amazonia in June 2013.
The exterior of the stadium that will host games for the 2014 World Cup.
Miguel Capobiango Neto, the man who is overseeing the World Cup preparations for the city of Manaus.
Manaus sits on the banks of the Rio Negro river, an important source of food and transportation.
A busy fish market in Manaus, a city that consumes more fish per person per year than the entire rest of Brazil, and includes fish from the Rio Negro and Amazon Rivers not found in any other part of the world.
The port outside the fish market. Ships come from surrounding river regions at all hours of the day and night, offloading tons of fish for sale.
Indigenous tribes still dot the Amazon rainforest surrounding the city of Manaus.
A hut belonging to indigenous tribe along the Rio Negro river.
Manaus' famous opera house, built in the late 1800s, stands out in the city skyline.