Itapua Lighthouse, Porto Alegre

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Observation Deck Wildlife Area
The 19th century Itapua Lighthouse marks the meeting of waters of Lake Guaiba with the Laguna dos Patos. Jump in for a swim in the Guaiba lake that is surrounded by nature or spend a day with the family observing howler monkeys that come close to visitors. In the park, there is also a visitors’ center with a photo exhibition with images of nature conservation projects. A visit to Itapua Lighthouse represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Porto Alegre vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Region with history at the time of the revolution farroupilha, pretty cutouts of nature, part of the Guaíba Lake little explored and beautiful.
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  • The Lighthouse of Itapuã is situated in the District of the same name in Viamão, this location is delimited the border of Guaíba Lake with the Laguna dos Patos. Today the Lighthouse is still used, but access is prohibited, is a fantastic building and your state of conservation is good. The best view of the lighthouse I believe is by boat.
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  • Beautiful place of environmental preservation, has structure to picnic, and many options for landscape pictures
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