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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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Great place for lunch

This fort looks over all of copacabana, it is closed monday however so be aware. There are 2 cafes, a museum and you can visit the shore gun batteries from the second world war... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This fort looks over all of copacabana, it is closed monday however so be aware. There are 2 cafes, a museum and you can visit the shore gun batteries from the second world war. It was one of our favorite places to eat and relax, definitely worth visitng.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I walked down the beach and found the museum at the end of the sidewalk. I bought a ticket for a couple of dollars and went to check it out. The best part for me was the great views. It's really fun to walk around. There are a couple restaurants that were doing a good business with tables that looked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

First you think is just another of those "must do" and nothing else. Like just for the check list of activities you must fullfill. But no. Try to go there like at the end of the afternoon (abt 17 hs) and walk into the fort, pick a table near the sea shore, and ask for whatever you want of those... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I went to the Copacabana Fort on a Brazilian holiday (Labor Day), so entrance was free, but I think it is very inexpensive otherwise. There is a museum, with displays and artifacts from Brazil's military history. All signs and info is written in Portuguese, so I only had a vague understanding of what they were about. None the less, it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

At the lower end of Copacabana Beach. Has a couple of exhibitions that explains the Forts reason. You can walk on top of the Bunker and see the Guns (great view along the Copacabana Beach for pics) und enter the Fort itself to see the the mechanisms and quarters. There is asl a restaurant within the Fort offering a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This place was amazing, well worth the 6R entry fee, I would have paid more. Lots to see, a must for any fan of military history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A nice place for a drink at the end of the day, to look at Copacabana beach. This is a military area: it is safe and calm.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Well worth a visit if you are interested in Military history or just want a good coffee at the restaurants within the Forte confines. The museum houses well laid out displays charting Brasil's military past along with a range of curios including a Metropolitan Police helmet from London! You can still smell the grease and oil required to lubricate the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A great spot to check out when you want to get away from the beach for a while. Explore the fort and then enjoy a bite to eat and a drink or two at the cafes located inside with a stunning view of Copacabana Beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

One of the most enchanting places in the city. Def a must! I wasn't impressed with the breakfast at colombo though!

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