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Parque da Cidade

Address: Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 21 2610-3157
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Ranked #2 of 64 things to do in Niteroi
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Niteroi, RJ
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

The best view of Rio even better than from Corcovado or Pao d'Acucar The best of all it is free Great para sailing too

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84 reviews 84 reviews
40 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This offers the best view of the bay. There are people doing paragliding. An instructor tried to talk me into a tandem paraglide but I was a bit scared. The view in the paraglide must have been even better but the view from the platform is good enough for us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Having been in Rio over NYE, it is very crowded but Parque da Cidade was not. I think it was the best view of Rio, beats the sugarloaf and the Cristo Redentor. Don't have to wait in line for hours or pay any fee. Of course, it is good to have a car to get there.

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145 reviews 145 reviews
45 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

It is a short drive up and the view of the bay and of Riois breathtaking. Enjoyed just sitting at the platform, admiring God's wonderful creation all around.

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Rio de Janeiro
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Sugar Loaf??? The Christ??? It is so easy to go there and so obvious when you come to Rio...these are the icons of the city, but we should see the outskirts, we should see the surroudings and pay attention about locals have to say. Parque da Cidade should be not in the first positions in the ranking of Niteroi, it... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Excellent view of the whole of Guanabara Bay, including Sugar Loaf, Corcovado. and ocean beaches of Niterói. Special place for those practicing hang gliding. Breakfast from 9am with unforgettable scenery.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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98 reviews 98 reviews
14 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

A simple and down to Earth place that offers some of the best views you can get from Guanabara bay. I would suggest visiting it in mid to late afternoon, and waiting for the sunset. Even during the peak of summer, the place offers a pleasant environment, with a nice breeze keeping it a few degrees cooler than the city.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Well worth a visit, the views are incomparable. Hang on tight to young children though, the drops are sheer in places and there are no safety railings at all. We visited in the afternoon and apart from groups of teenagers it seemed rather deserted and little known by tourists. Simply stunning vistas across Rio.

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Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Don't miss this spot near sunset! It will be crowded but the views of Guanabara Bay and the Atlantic are second to none. A great place to view Pao de Acucar and the Rio beaches, from.

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Niteroi, RJ
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Amazing place, with an amazing view. It is my favorite place for sightseeing, by far! A clear and open view of the whole Guanabara Bay, Rio-Niteroi Bridge and Rio de Janeiro. And totally free!

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