Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

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An unexpected side of the famous Copacabana Beach, Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana is a military base housing the Museum of Army History. The massive fort was built in 1914, on the eve of World War I, and formed an important part of Rio’s military defenses against a possible attack. Many of the fort’s original features are still intact, including the Krupp cannons designed to fire shells 23 km (14 mi) out to sea. Explore the on-site museum’s several floors of exhibits, narrating Brazil’s military history starting with the early days of the Portuguese colony. End your visit with a stop at the fort’s café, which overlooks the beach and serves pastries, sandwiches, and cakes. See Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana and all Rio de Janeiro has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rio de Janeiro online trip planner .
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  • Learn more about the history of the Brazilian Army in this place and be impressed. The Fort has well-maintained facilities of their former activities. Privileged place for great pictures.
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  • This place has the mejpres views of the Bay of Copacabana, the sea is seen from the most high. It was a point of defence in other epcas and currently. Very well preserved. It has an interesting Museum and rooms of group show. It has hermsa coffee shop, very safe area, there are clothes and souvenir businesses
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  • The Museum is very interesting. Like the military career and see the Museum made me regret not following this career. It's beautiful and inspiring
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  • Little but has such a great material in terms of exposition! The quality of the human dolls is amazing! It's an extra attraction if you are inside the fort!
  • great museum lots of historic guns big and smaller ones so much to see here.
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  • Museum is located between the beaches and Copacabana and Arpoador. The visit is very interesting. The price of the ticket is cheap. At the entrance is already allowed to observe all Copacabana beach with spotting scopes and binoculars that are on the wall. The Museum is a journey in history, where visitors can observe the details of the Salon of the Republic and colony. The Cabinet of curiosity also reveals extremely interesting objects used during battles, especially the hospital area.
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  • Is charged a fee of $6.00 per person for the visitation. Ideal for taking pictures and learn a little about the history of the region.
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