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Address: Avenida Francisco Bhering, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-050, Brazil
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Private Tour: Sugar Loaf with Copacabana Fort and Arpoador
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Private Rio Hidden Beaches and Top of Vidigal Tour
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The Great Rio Nature - Forest - Moutains - Lanscape - Beaches - Up to 4 People

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Sunset spot

A must visit at sunset, where you'll join hundreds of others to watch the sun disappear below the horizon. If you forget to pick up a sundowner from the beach, you'll find plenty... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Paris, France
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A must visit at sunset, where you'll join hundreds of others to watch the sun disappear below the horizon. If you forget to pick up a sundowner from the beach, you'll find plenty of vendors up there!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place I think is the best place to see the sunset!!! If you like surf, this is one good place to go, but is so crowd.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Discovered while walking and we were super surprised. Not very crowded, beach was amazing. Definitely recommend it!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arpoador is one of the the best spots to watch the sunset in Rio. Go to the Arpoador rocks and join cariocas and tourists applauding the King Sun. To enjoy the beach, though, I prefer early in the morning. In the afternoon, be more watchful than usual. Unfortunately many young violent pickpockets walk in groups to steal small objects like... More 

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horsham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the promontory at the end of Ipanema which is noted for its viewing platform for sunsets. There weren't any great sunsets when we were there - too cloudy - but great views down the beach during the day - best in the morning to have the light behind you

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not a coincidence this is the number 1 place in Rio to observe the sunset. Just sit on the rock and wait for nature take care of the rest... Another special part is when the crowd aplaude the show, spetacular...

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Fortaleza, CE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most point for the sunset is in Arpoador Beach,on Posto Seis in Rio De Janeiro. .Arpoador is a region located on the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, in a small peninsula between Ipanema and Copacabana. Part of its territory belongs to the neighbourhood of Ipanema, and part to Copacabana. Come here to enjoy one of the... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arpoador despite its reputation for being a good place to surf.. read waves and lots of them. Offers some of the best water quality and calm beaches to go to when the waves are bad all along the other beaches. The locals tend to bring lots and lots of small children here all of the time due to it being... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a typical perfect spot to feel see hear amd breath th beauty of Rio Its a must ... for every morning

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved coming here. It was one of my favorite places, not only in the neighborhood, but in Rio! The sunset here was one of the best I've ever seen! Try checking out the sunset while having a caipirinha. It's totally worth it!

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Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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