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Fortaleza Canyon

Address: Parque Nacional da Serra Geral, Cambara do Sul, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, Outdoors
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Porto Alegre, RS
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A place where we can admire the power of nature and the splendor of the canyons. It is a quiet place where you can take beautiful photos. It was very cold, but we enjoyed a lot.

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Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A must see! Extremely beautiful, peaceful natural place... I went during summer (December) so it was hot! I want to go back during winter. Bring water. No bathroom or food facilities, which I think is great because it avoids trash. Not easy to reach with normal car. We hired a guide with a truck and it was a great idea... More

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London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
23 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is a truly stunningly beautiful natural area to do sightseeing. It is far away from urbanised areas so that adds to the peaceful atmosphere.

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Bogota, Colombia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Really nice place.. The road to the park has a lot of rocks/gravel but it is worth going. To walk in the border of a cliff that is 700 meters high, see the waterfalls going all the way down from the top and having a more than 100K clear view is something that you can do only a few times..... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

A must see for anyone coming to Porto Alegre or Florianopolis - Fortaleza and Itaimbezinho are the two best-known of over 20 canyons belonging to the same geologic range. Located over 1000m high, they are located about 30km from the ocean. Very nice combination of deep green of highland grass, trees and the gray of stone cliffs. The outdoor adventurous... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

after climbing up on an easy trail you reach this place, and there you can stay sitting close to the abyss, thinking about life and feeding yourself of all the energy of the nature around it.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This is such a stunning place! My husband and I contemplated catching a taxi to the park but instead we went with a company called Canion Turismo which has an agency in Cambara Do Sul. Even though we thought it to be a bit pricey, it was totally worth it! It included transport and a fantastic guide who was extremely... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We were lucky enough to get a great day to visit and we had an awesome visibility of the whole Canyon!

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We drove about 3 hours to see this - it was well worth it. It rained on us for about 20 minutes - but we still enjoyed our stay.

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Porto Alegre
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The best Canion to go in the region!!The view is outstanding,made me feel so small...It's a shame the infrastructure around is very poor.There is no place to buy bevereages and food you should go prepared if you are planning to spend some hours there.Worth the visit!!!

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