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Guaiba Lake (River)

Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Ranked #7 of 101 Attractions in Porto Alegre
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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, Outdoors
Owner description: Lake Guaiba receives the water of Jacui River, Cai River, Sinos River and Gravatai River.

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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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96 reviews 96 reviews
75 attraction reviews
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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31 reviews 31 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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Brazil
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99 reviews 99 reviews
29 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
25 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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