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Address: Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 21 2610-3157
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what a view!

Best view over Rio. A long way from the busy beaches and city center. free to visit during the day. From rio, take the ferry to charitas and take a taxi there. Using a taxi from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Temse, Belgium
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Temse, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Best view over Rio. A long way from the busy beaches and city center. free to visit during the day. From rio, take the ferry to charitas and take a taxi there. Using a taxi from rio would take over an hour over the bridge. There is almost always a guy there who will ask you if you want a... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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Sydney
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96 reviews 96 reviews
45 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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Singapore
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145 reviews 145 reviews
45 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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niteroi
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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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105 reviews 105 reviews
15 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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