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Boa Viagem Island

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Address: Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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0800 282 7755
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Niterói City Tour and Contemporary Art Museum Admission
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We didn't go on to the island as time was tight, but we did take in the view from the bridge and the beach below. It's a place that will live with me for some time. Breath-taking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 22, 2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

We didn't go on to the island as time was tight, but we did take in the view from the bridge and the beach below. It's a place that will live with me for some time. Breath-taking views away from the hustle & bustle of the better-known resorts. On a sunny day it's a really beautiful place with stunning views... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

So much story and history in this piece of Paradise. Taken my son many times to the beach, which somedays is just like The Caribe (for real!). A must visit if you are heading to MAC and or just looking for a great place to chill. Locals spent their days lounging around and on some weekends a month, the island... More 

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Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

The view is wanderful on this place. You're able to see all the Rio de Janeiro from here. Its very near from the museum Oscar Niermaier.

Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

This small island is located in a spot with a straight view of Guanabara Bay's entrance. The settlers chose this place to make a small fortress, considering its privileged position. Afterwards, the fortress was abandoned and a church was built in 1650, dedicated to Nossa Sra. da Boa Viagem, a protector of the voyagers. The visitation to the island was... More 

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Geoje, South Korea
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2013

is this an attraction ?? it has a locked gate & a bridge covered in graffiti errm struggling to write anymore for the 100 characters required

Thank johnweir
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2012

When we went to Niteroi, we weren't expecting to see this. Rising impossibly out of the water was an island, worn down by the sea, but still with an abundance of trees and life. And on the island, hidden beneath the trees is a church and below was a little house on the side of a cliff. It was remarkable.... More 

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