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Why locals recommend it
Visit the Fort for incredible views as well as a history lesson on Rio. There are two restaurants, including an outpost of Confeitaria Colombo, inside the Fort Grounds.
Tips from locals
A military museum may not be top on the list for most travelers, but this one is very affordable, and offers some of the best sight-seeing in Copacabana! It is located on the far end, near Arpoador. Once inside, you can go out to the point where there is an old canon, and get a view of the entire…
Very nice place to learn more about the city's history! Very nice view of Copacabana beach, if you have time enjoy your breakfast or lunch with this stunning view at Confeitaria Colombo
Great view of Copacabana beach. Confeitaria Colombo since 1894 which the main branch is in downtown, not to be missed.
Fort Copacabana is a military base at the south end of the beach that defines the district of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. The base is open to the public and contains the Museu Histórico do Exército and a coastal defense fort that is the actual Fort Copacabana.
See the most beautiful views in Copacabana. Sit in one of the outside tables and enjoy the view, have a drink, a meal or a snack and enjoy it. Confeitaria Colombo is one of them. It is located in a military area, so you need to pay for a ticket to visit it. Usually on Tuesdays the entrance is free…
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