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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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Description: 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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The river

Guaiba is a river or lake? I don´t mind. Its color nuances are great. Don´t miss the sunset in its shore. it´s considered the forth most beautiful in BRazil.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Porto Alegre, Brazil
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Porto Alegre, Brazil
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Guaiba is a river or lake? I don´t mind. Its color nuances are great. Don´t miss the sunset in its shore. it´s considered the forth most beautiful in BRazil.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

One of the only cities in Brazil where the sunsets are on the water. The river itself is dirty, you cannot swim

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Vila Velha, ES
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We went by a bus tour and it was very pleasant to go! Liked very much to go. Beautifull, with tree all iaround.

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Brasilia, DF
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Take the boat cruise from the gasometro station. It is a one hour ride and it is worth the view you get from downtown Porto Alegre.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

I would not recommend. Dirty lake. Not much a traction there. You can take a ferry there but that's not something I would spend my time with...

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Cascais, Portugal
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155 reviews 155 reviews
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Embarked on a boat trip on the river and decided to have lunch. The tour lasts an hour and the scenery is interesting. You can see a very beautiful villas set along the river.

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Chicago,IL
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126 reviews 126 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

running out of what to do and lot of time on our hand we ended up doing this tour - was an okay option for a hot summer afternoon.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The Steihaus restaurant carries on a family tradition of many years in germanica cuisine in Porto Alegre. If there is a place where I have always been met in the same way, kind and correct, and always ate dishes taste the same without amendment by savings in components or unwillingness of the chef, this is the place. The owner, Sergio,... More 

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Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 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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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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