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Formerly known as Forte São Teodósio, the current name became official in 1618 when the elaborate stone gate was ... More
Fortaleza de São João
Formerly known as Forte São Teodósio, the current name became official in 1618 when the elaborate stone gate was built. In 1872, the fortress was remodeled and modern weapons were installed among which were 15 cannons. It was later renovated, and only the old gate and some ruins remain of the original structure. Additionally, there is a private beach for use by the military staff. From the fortress there is a superb view of the Guanabara Bay.
Towering above this district is the majestic and green Pedra da Gávea. Come here to hang glide or watch the
daredevils in action. Of course there is a great beach which has become trendy over the past years with ...
The Monument to the Dead of WWII (Monumento aos Mortos na Segunda Guerra Mundial), locally known in Rio de Janeiro
as Monumento aos Pracinhas, is a place that contains a memorial to the Brazilian participation in WWII, as well ...
Resembling a huge, futuristic Mayan pyramid, it is impossible not to be amazed by this architectural downtown wonder. Officially opened
in 1976, while still incomplete, it has a capacity of over 20,000 people. The interior is a virtual cavern, ...