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Forte de Copacabana

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Army Historical Museum and Copacabana Fort Admission Ticket
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Army Historical Museum and Copacabana Fort Admission Ticket
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Avenida Atlantica 4240 Posto 6 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-020, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a military fortress that you can visit and see a beautiful view at very low cost. Inside you can see the Army museum, you can walk all over and take many pictures, it is very safe. Also, there is a good restaurant inside.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Claudia L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place has a nice view and a great bakery called Colombo. But I didn't like the vibe of the "museum" and it is not foreigns friendly as there aren't signs in English.

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank livemoretravelmore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Astonishing view, excellent atmosphere, good museum at Copacabana southern end. Stay for a coffe at Confeitaria Colombo after the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank GUSDALI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to visit on a hot afternoon. You can go inside and see the setup they had when the fort was active.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheTraveler888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to delve into the history of Copacabana, this is the place to go Also has great views of the whole of Copacabana When we went there, there was a orchestra band playing classic songs which was a big highlight and was free...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChristopherH3337
Reviewed December 13, 2018

We called into the Fort on the way to Ipanema beach but didn't have the time to spend looking round it. Admission fees apply.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MissHolders
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Forto Copacabana today on my way to Copacabana beach. It only cost $6 BR to get in. There are lots of displays and rooms to explore You can go outside on the point where the big gun barrels are. There is a nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 361stephenv
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Really enjoyed exploring the fort and reading about its history. Lovely to see the young soldiers working there and keeping the exhibits spick and span. The forrt provided great views of Copacabana plus two great cafes/restaurants each providing a great spot for a coffee.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank straightjohnbull
Reviewed November 1, 2018

The Forte is free on Tuesdays - a great discovery. Easy walk from Copacabana. It offers great views back to Copacabana, two good cafes for lunch and an interesting museum. Views from the end of the Forte from the gun placements is fantastic. Enjoyed an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michelle M
Reviewed October 29, 2018

I have been here with my colleagues just before the sunset and I really enjoy it. There are some bars serving artisanal beer and if you want to grab a snack there is also the little sister of Confeitaria Colombo. The views are great and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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May 9, 2018|
Response from Steven J | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't think so. Plus, it's cobbled stones throughout the site but they're quite even.