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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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Wonderful view of the Brazilian landscape

The Guaiba lake/river is incredibly beautiful, especially at dawn and sunset. When I was in Porto Alegre I'd go for long walks along its shores, which is only just round the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Joanna V
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Porto Alegre, RS
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there is a good, may be the best place in Porto Alegre to walk or run. or "the place" to look the sunset.

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Thank Luciano_Madeira
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Guaiba lake/river is incredibly beautiful, especially at dawn and sunset. When I was in Porto Alegre I'd go for long walks along its shores, which is only just round the corner from the best shopping and tourist areas. There are also little boats that can take you for a ride around the lake, which is well worth doing.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Rio Guaiba is formed by three of the largest rivers of the region (Rios Gravatai , bells and Jacui this the largest in the state ) forming a channel complex on the northwest side of the city there are islands where we find several marinas and several mansions. It is a tourist attraction for a day of sun. To the... More 

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Thank PadillaLuiz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The silence, quiet, calm waters let us to peace. In my trips around the world including Greece - Santorini island - the sunset in Guaiba river seems to be the best. But I am from this city...Some places still have a untouch nature near a 1,5 milion people city! I bag your pardon my bad english

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Rio Guaíba gives Porto Alegre a great view, specially during sunset. To me this lake has only that quality. Some people like to go out on their boats but the waters is dirty... very poluted. It is brown, it smells bad and the soil is muddy. So, my suggestion is, when in Porto Alegre go somewhere where you can see... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Its where you can spot the most beautiful sunset ever. Its a main attraction, just make surr the finished the redooing they were doing.

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Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

I had the fortune to stay here in Guaiba for two weeks with a Brazilian family who took me around Guaiba and Porto Alegre. To be honest, it is not much to do in in Guaiba, morte to just live a normal Brazilian life. Porto Alegre is better with happenings. Main things to do in Guaiba is to go to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

The most beautiful view in Porto Alegre. A good place to rest and enjoy some hours with friends or family.

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Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

The best view of Porto Alegre, you must see! There are some places you can see the river, Usina do Gasometro, Ipanema or GPA rowing club (Rua João Moreira Maciel 470) are some options.

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Thank RafaelPetriks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Guaiba Lake is the prettiest part of Porto Alegre. It's undeniable the sunset beauty, consider by many as been one of the most astonished sunset in the whole country. The contact with the nature, green parks close to the river makes the visit pleasent and active. Marinha park is a massive green area, peaceful and enjoyable. Running pathways and bike... More 

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