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BOPE Statue, Rio de Janeiro

BOPE Statue - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
BOPE Statue
Rua Gal Urquisa 71, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 22431-040Map
+55 21 2541 7522(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Leblon

BOPE, or the Special Operations Battalion has received its first ever homage for the successful operations in the favelas or slums throughout Rio de Janeiro. Located in Leblon, this statue is a reminder of the drug lords killed in Rocinha, and a tribute to the fallen soldiers in Rio.

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