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Guaiba Lake (River)

Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Best sunset in the world

Take a boat trip from the port. You can buy the tickest there or by the internet. There are two... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Come for the sunset, and that's about it

The lake (not really a lake on the geographic sense of the word) is what it is: turf and brown... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Vancouver, Canada
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Lake Guaiba receives the water of Jacui River, Cai River, Sinos River and Gravatai River.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Take a boat trip from the port. You can buy the tickest there or by the internet. There are two routes ar least. But choose one at a time near the sunset time and southbound. You´ll never forget the experience. There are options to party...More

Thank Alyfff
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The lake (not really a lake on the geographic sense of the word) is what it is: turf and brown water. However, the Por do Sol (sunset) is a must from any angle, from Usina do Gasômetro to the Praia de Belas shopping mall. And...More

1  Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The sunset on lake Guaiba is incredible, a beautiful place to enjoy the end of the day, relaxing and enjoying its intense colors.

Thank Paulo Gustavo M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It is a coll place to go to watch the sunset over the River with the locals. It is a happening on Friday, Saturday, and Sundays.Lots of people come out in the late afternoon. Kids running around having fun people hanging out eating and drinking....More

Thank John C
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

There are so many places where you can see this lake from. Every different angle and view will bring you a different experience. Try to go to the very south side of the city, you can even do some swimming in a clean part of...More

Thank Rick V
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The Guaita Lake is very large, I went on the boat tour with friends in the evening. It was a very relaxing end to a busy week there is food on board the boat and live music on Friday evening. The sunset was beautiful on...More

Thank B B
Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you looking for a pic about a great Sunset, you must visit this place! I really recommend to visit this place for cycling, to running with friends, for tours with families and everything that you can do to enjoying all your day. Do not...More

Thank TheoRay
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice to walk and watch the views. Not many things to do or places to buy food and drinks. Underdeveloped.

Thank MTorre
Reviewed 13 September 2016

there is a good, may be the best place in Porto Alegre to walk or run. or "the place" to look the sunset.

Thank Luciano_Madeira
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The Guaiba lake/river is incredibly beautiful, especially at dawn and sunset. When I was in Porto Alegre I'd go for long walks along its shores, which is only just round the corner from the best shopping and tourist areas. There are also little boats that...More

Thank Joanna V
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