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Arpoador

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #10 of 489 Attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Type: Neighborhoods
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sydney
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103 reviews 103 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Beautiful beach and clean. Great views of Ipanema. Excellent photo opportunities of the classic Ipanema shot

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Hermosillo, Mexico
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This is a hidden gem in Rio, we went there just because of a recommendation of my seatmate on the plane. People go there to admire the sunset and it's a spectacle to see the Sun goes down, everyone is clapping and making a party of that... also a good spot to take beautiful and colorful pics

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West Caldwell, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Spent the day enjoying the beach at arpoador - sun was warm and the ocean was cold and refreshing. The caipirinhas were not bad either

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

it is a nice place to see the sunset, especially because there are so many people there. but other than that, it is the same as watching it from the ipanema beach. it is just nice that people gather on the rock for the sunset. definitely a place to visit

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San Antonio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

These rocks are a great place to look at both beaches Ipanema and Copacabana. Also a very good spot to watch the sunset. Be careful with the rocks when walking this area.

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Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Arpoador is an assembly of rocks located between Ipanema and Copacabana beaches. Lots of tourists climb the rocks to take photos. Just be careful not to fall or you could hurt yourself really bad.

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Washington DC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

An institution, nice at any time of day, it is the point of rock separating Ipanema and Copacabana, and famous for sunsets. There are nice spots for a beach caipirinha at sunset just below it on the sand, which might even be getter.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Best part of Ipanema beach. One of the most beautiful sunsest in the world. you must go there and give it a hand.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The best place in Rio to enjoy the afternoon and the sunset. Very nice place to go with friends or family, very romantic for couples.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great sunset view, and just a good evening in general to hang out and enjoy views of both the famous beaches.

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