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Guaiba Lake (River)

Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Ranked #8 of 124 attractions in Porto Alegre
Type: Bodies of Water
Description: Lake Guaiba receives the water of Jacui River, Cai River, Sinos River and Gravatai River.
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Manila
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

If a local offers to bring you around and show you the sites, go! Nice suburb in the Zona Sul area of Porto Alegre will show a slightly different way of living from the more commonly visited northern/ central area. And there's a guy with a minivan who cooks churro filled with dolce de leche or chocolate (take your pick)... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

You have to go there by sunset because it is beautiful, you can ride your bike or take a walk with friends here.

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Brazil
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87 reviews 87 reviews
24 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The sunset view on Guaiba Lake from Usina do Gasômetro is one of the most famous interest points of the city. You can come into the Usina`s building and apreciate some art exposition, movie or theatre. Also, you can rent a bike and ride along the river sidewalk, walking through parks, stadiums, shoppings...

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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

There is no place you can have those colors in the sky. Enjoying sunset drinking "chimarrão" is one of the best things to do. For me the best sightseeing.

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Belo Horizonte
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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Specially if ou go to "Ipanema region", I think you will enjoy the view and places to take a walk and something like this.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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292 reviews 292 reviews
135 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

It is an incredible body of water, in what the sun produce incredible lights and colors everyday. Also you may have the chance to enjoy a boat ride in its dark-brown waters. It's the way out of big and small boats from Porto Alegre (Happy Port) to another incredible sound-like large water body called "Lagôa dos Patos" (Duck's Lake), and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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135 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

It is a brown color river, and you can appreciated it from various points in the city. Also you can go for a park along the river (be careful it can be dangerous sometimes) or go to Ipanema and enjoy it.

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porto alegre
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90 reviews 90 reviews
39 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Ok, go there during the sunset, it doesn't matter the season, it's always incredibly beautiful! You can walk and admire the awesome view from the lake and the sky. It's worth every second spent there.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

One of the most beautiful sunsets in the world! Blend of colors and shades. A trip by boat is very recommended, because of the city views.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Great place to at the end of the day. Fantastic view. In a clear day, you should deffinitly go there.

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