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“Beautiful view”

Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana
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Private Tour: Sugar Loaf with Copacabana Fort and Arpoador
Ranked #38 of 719 things to do in Rio de Janeiro
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Beautiful view”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

This fort represents an important Brazilian historical place, but for me it is worth because of the amazing view to the sea and to the Copacabana beach. It is one of the places to go in Rio.

Visited July 2013
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

It is worthy to go check this place. It is a pt the end of Copacabana beach. You can take beautiful pics there, visit the museums inside and have a huge breakfast at one of the most famous and antique coffee places, Colombo Bakery!

Visited November 2013
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Lahore, Pakistan
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“Lovely View... Great Restaurants... If you are there for seeing Museum Skip this”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

I rated it very good; though wont recommend you guys if you are interested in History! However, you will have great Photos there; amazing coffee and one of the the best breakfast! That was the reason I went there.... So cant complain

Visited June 2014
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Sao Paulo, SP
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“Being "carioca" in Rio de Janeiro”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

After having a chat with the statue of Carlos Drummond of Andrade at the end edge of Copacabana beach, visit the Forte and have a brunch with the scenic Rio de Janeiro as your postcard. Don't expect anything spectacular as usual touristic attraction in Rio de Janeiro. Just feel the spirit of being a "carioca", sipping a good coffee and spend time chatting with friends. Small exhibition of this historical fortress and wonderful view of beaches. There is a small historical Army Museum inside. Pay attention to the location of this special place and learn on its historical importance to the city of Rio de Janeiro. Periodic concert of Brazilian music in the evening. Very interesting.

Visited January 2014
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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“Not really spectacular”
Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

We visited the fort but it wasn't really spectacular. The museum and exhibitions in the fort itself were all in Portuguese. They had some English language cards with summarized translations, but it didn't really work for us. The views were nice and the transporter 'belt' for bombs were interesting, but that was about it.

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