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Guaiba Lake (River)

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Address: Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Phone Number: 32194450-85782443
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Lake Guaiba receives the water of Jacui River, Cai River, Sinos River and...

Lake Guaiba receives the water of Jacui River, Cai River, Sinos River and Gravatai River.

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Beautiful sunset

Either in the morning or in the evening, it's a great place for a walk, bike ride, boat ride. The sunset combined with our chimarrão is good call.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Either in the morning or in the evening, it's a great place for a walk, bike ride, boat ride. The sunset combined with our chimarrão is good call.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sunset is beautiful but it is such a shame to see such a huge, potentially beautiful source of water that looks and smells that bad. I love water.. I love playing and being in or by the water and when I heard poa was on a huge river (lagoon) I immediately got excited... After I saw the brown water... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

One of the best place to visit when you come to Porto Alegre is GASOMETRO. Here you can see the Guaiba lake, in my opinion the best moment to go its in the end of day, close to sunset, than you can walk close to lake and watch sunset, its awesome.

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Foz do Iguacu, PR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Guiana Lake is a good but doable walk away from the City Center of Porto Alegre. It is a nice place to go to after shopping to sit down, drink a beer and watch the sunset, which can be very nice (if you are lucky). You can also jog or have a walk along the river where you also have... More 

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Medicine Lodge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

The Guaiba River was a marvelous sight for me as a foreigner. I really enjoyed seeing the water roll as if the river was an ocean. If you happen to visit Porto Alegre I recommend you take a visit to the Guaiba River.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Technically the Guaiba is not a lake or a river (although locals do refer to it as a river): it is the estuary (conjunction of several rivers) of 8 other rivers that ends in the great lagoon of ducks (Lagoa dos Patos) and finally reaches the sea. The beauty of this estuary is that the land surrounding it is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

great!beautiful!get a bike and ride till the Gasometro, visit in the end of the day...watch the amazing sunset

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The boat trip is one of the best activities in Porto Alegre. During one hour you will know more about Porto Alegre´s history and all its connection with the famous Guaíba river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

For R$ 20, you can take a guided boat cruise across the lake. The tour takes around 1 hour. Inside the boat, you have toilets and a snack bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

We're not known around the world as other famous cities out there, but once you get a chance to see our sunset at Rio Guaíba you'll definitely want to stay in our city for good.

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