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Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana

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Address: Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco n. 1 - Posto 6 | Posto 6, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(21) 2287-3781
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The view is amazing

I wished some of the information was in English since we unfortunately do not read Portuguese. The fort has an interesting exebition - but the best part is the view - amazing. And... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I wished some of the information was in English since we unfortunately do not read Portuguese. The fort has an interesting exebition - but the best part is the view - amazing. And the bakery is good too!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Located at the end of Copacabana Beach, the eponymously named fort was a rainy-day activity that I ventured upon after traversing the entire length of the shore. It is one of over a dozen 20th Century installations dotting the harbor around Rio de Janeiro and actually still functions as a military base. The entrance is fairly easy to spot and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The fort feels less like a war tool and more like a cool villa with the ocean as your backyard (!) Nice sights everywhere, but certainly not a visit worth more than the time to have a coffee and rest your feet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Good well maintained fort with amazing views. only con i felt was every description of the place inside the fort was in portuguese. So we being english speaking cudnt get a thing.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Not a very interesting visit. The fort itself has a mixed type of content, the fort itself and stuff from past ages. It is not nicely displayed and the very few stuff to see. Would recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A very good representation of the military fortifications defending the city as the fort and the museum provides a great deal of information about the history and the layout of the defense of Rio. The fort is in amazing condition and very impressive to visit. A good morning adventure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

If you want to see the WWII history, Brazil colonization history and get in front of the cannons you must visit this museum. The view on top of the cannons is another attraction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I strongly recomend that you go to this place and have a brunch with your kids, friends, family or loved ones at the confectionery Colombo. One of the most tradicional places in town, Colombo has great food at a reasonable price (for a foreing) and with a gorgeous view. You can see the entire Copacabana beach, enjoy the weather and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Another must see place while in Rio. The museum is not that great, unless you love militar history, but the views worth the visit. Confeitaria Colombo has a cafe here, but be prepared to wait hours to get a seat during weekends, summer or any holiday. Great view of entire Copacabana, Arpoador and Baia da Guanabara.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Impressive entry to the fort for a small entrance fee of R6 or for 60 plus R3 this has to be one of the highlights of Copacabana Beach area. The spectacular views back to the beach with its mountainous back drop are a photographers delight, together with the ocean views over the scattered islands complete this picture. The fort was... More 

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Address: Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco n. 1 - Posto 6 | Posto 6, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(21) 2287-3781
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana

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