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Guaiba Lake (River)

Address: Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Ranked #7 of 109 Attractions in Porto Alegre
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Lake Guaiba receives the water of Jacui River, Cai River, Sinos River and Gravatai River.
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Lake Guaiba receives the water of Jacui River, Cai River, Sinos River and Gravatai River.

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Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

NIce place to walk, run or rent a bike along the paths. Lots of families hangout their on Sunday. You can rent a pedal bike for a family while drinking fresh coconut water.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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135 reviews 135 reviews
63 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

It is beautiful lake looking from distance but once you are on the water you quickly realise how polluted the river is. Real shame as it is perfect place to unwind around the lake and watch the sunset.

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Dongguan, China
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115 reviews 115 reviews
33 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Whether you drive along the riverside, or you (risk and) park your car at Santa Teresa hill, the view is spectacular and sunset is one of the most beautiful in the world. Extend your ride to Ipanema riverside and stop for a beer on that fancy district. A perfect place for happy hour

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Florianopolis, SC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Sunsets and jogging along marina park along Guaita river is awesome but it's water is dirty for bathing

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Porto Alegre, RS
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Beautiful sunset of Porto Alegre city. Try the view of the city from the river by riding the "Cisne Branco" boat, that goes around the river in a - one and a half hour tour.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is one of my favorite places in the city. The locals (me included) use to walk, jog or ride a bicycle around the lake. A nice place to sit and drink a chimarrão while watching the sunset. It gets really crowded on the weekends, but that makes the place more lively.

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Curitiba, PR
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81 reviews 81 reviews
47 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What a wonderful experience, sitting close to the lake, watching the sunset, having a nice chat with friends, having tea... If you're in Porto Alegre, don't forget to be at the Guaiba Lake before the sunset with a big bottle of the traditional tea, chimarao!

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Lima, Peru
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If you're in the mood of a picnic you can go here, is very nice and the lake is big so you can take a lot of picutres

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Manila
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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