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Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana

Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco, 1 | Posto 6, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-020, Brazil
+55 21 2287 3781
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Private Tour: Sugar Loaf with Copacabana Fort and Arpoador
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco, 1 | Posto 6, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-020, Brazil
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful location, interesting exhibits. Very interesting that they refer to the periods of military dictatorship on a positive note.

Thank kccarlson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just Perfect!! Is the perfect place to enjoy a cultural moment, to eat at one of the most stunning caffe and if you love a really nice sunset you can't miss this place!🇧🇷🌄

Thank Magda F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking along Copacabana beach with a visit to the Copacabana Fort is recommended for an relaxing activity. The sun set views from the Fort -taking in the views from all the beaches from Copacabana to Leme and Sugarloaf Mountain is magnificent. Little coffee gourmet shops...More

Thank Petronella R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since the city has several attractions from which you will have breathtaking views, what is most striking here is the visit to the fort. It's really fascinating to walk around the underground labyrinth and see how the military personnel lived then.

Thank Virgilio A
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The fort is definitely worth the 6 Real entry. There is a small museum, you can walk around and through the fortifications, inside and out, there are views of the city, cafes and toilets.

Thank LDB65
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Safe and beautiful historical site. Make sure you get an afternoon tea there. There is a lot of history in a nice display inside the building. Don't miss! Tickets for 2USD.

Thank Fair2014
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The museum is small, but offers an interesting view of the Brazilian military history. As a Brazilian citizen, I appreciated learning a few facts about our past that I hadn't read about before. The views from the fort are wonderful. You can see the the...More

Thank angelicafarias
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Worth a walk to enjoy the nice views and sunset from the forte. Not crowded as there is a small fee to pay. The Forte itself is worth a visit

Thank Virginie L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Low-rank officers from this fort rebelled against the Federal Government in 1922; the last 17 (joined by 1 civilian) decided to take the street and engage in open fire. The two surviving lieutenants (Eduardo Gomes and Siqueira Campos) played an importante role in Brazilian politics...More

Thank danielhorapaco
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Had high expectations of this Fort but sadly let down by its display etc. It all looks very tired and unloved. The best thing I could say about this location are the two restaurants adjacent to it which affords beautiful views over to the beaches...More

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