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Art Museum
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The UFO-shaped Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi exhibits works by contemporary Brazilian and international artists. The unusually shape
Tours from $34
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Soak in the relaxed coastal vibe with spectacular views at Praia de Itacoatiara, a stretch of golden sands some 30 minutes from downtown Nite
Tours from $51
Park
Parque da Cidade , Niteroi
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Religious Site
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Admire the tall, elaborate Gothic Revival archivolts of Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara, final resting place of the imperial family. Elega
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National Park
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Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgaos is one of the foremost centers of trekking, mountain climbing and rock climbing in Brazil. Whether you ar
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Niteroi

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Beaches · Parks · Art Museums
Sitting across Guanabara Bay from the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, the municipality of Niteroi makes up part of the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area. Considered one of the richest cities in the country, Niteroi enjoys a reputation built on its high quality of life, gaining the nickname "Smile City." A large number of the country's great and good were born, lived, or worked in the city, and a good deal of places to visit in Niteroi relate to the life and work of its most famous inhabitants. The city's beaches offer plenty of recreation space, with impressive views out across the bay. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Brazil trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

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Where to stay in Niteroi

You'll find a good selection of accommodations throughout Niteroi, with the most popular hotels located on the peninsula in close proximity to the main museums. Luxury and chain hotels make up most of the selection in this attractive location, with some rooms offering picturesque views across the bay. Head farther from the water to find the city's more economical lodgings, where hostels and pousadas (guesthouses) tucked into small side streets offer good options for budget-conscious travelers.
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