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Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana

Address: Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco n. 1 - Posto 6 | Posto 6, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Copacabana)
Phone Number: +55(21) 2287-3781
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Ranked #28 of 335 Attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Type: Military Museums, Museums

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Sao Carlos, SP
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

another excellent place to know a bit of the history of brazil, there you can visit the army museum and eat at confeitaria colombo.

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Manor, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This location has a perfect view point of both Copacabana & Ipanema. The main path has a shop and a restaurant (Confeiteria Colombo), where you can eat at one of their various outdoor tables and enjoy the view. The stroll down the main path ends at some stairs that you can climb and see out into the ocean. My husband... More 

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Coquimbito, Argentina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Pay R$ 6 (half if over 60, student, etc). Enjoy the view, visit the extremely interesting military museum, see the massive cannons embedded in concrete that defended the entrance to Guanabara Bay. One of several military installations around the coastline that are premium assignments. Do have something at the Confeitaria Colombo and soak the place.

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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21 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I love going to the Forte de Copacabana, entry fee is only 6reais and you get to enjoy one of the nicest views of Copacabana beach. I suggest eating or having a drink outdoors at the Confeitaria Colombo and walk around the museum, specially the cannon area which has a great view of Copacabana, Pão de Açucar, the ocean and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Fort Copacabana was unique insight into the history of Rio De Janiero. Still an active military installation which was built in 1908. I didn't eat at the café however I understand it is great, but the base offers a unique beach vista great for a photo opportunity.

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Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It has a nice view of the shore. They have one of the most traditional cafés there. It's worth of an afternoon visit.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

For a few bucks you will have a nice walk with beautiful views of Copacabana Beach and skyline, and if you climb to where the barrels are, the view is even nicer because you can see Ipanema Beach too.

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Marina, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Here one can learn about BraziIian history from the arrival of the first European sailors to the modern era, all from a military perspective. There is a museum, an exhibition hall, and the fort itself to visit room by room. You can also climb up to the top of the fort for panoramic views of the bay. Not to be... More 

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Dubai
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

So I was just walking along the beach of Copacabana and I spotted this area where a lot of people are sitting while looking at the whole strip of Copacabana beach, as I head towards the area, I realized that I was heading to a Military Fort that also happened to be a Museum, I ask the friendly military personnel... More 

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Brandon, Canada
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

By some of the reviews I read I was expecting a great place. It was nice the only thing is it's not very well labelled. Yes I know It's not an English speaking country but for all of the English everyone around spoke we were surprized at how it was Portuguese only. We must have picked the wrong restaurant because... More 

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