Fort Copacabana was built in 1914 to defend Guanabara bay. The fort offers many attractions for its visitors. Roughly every month there are different exhibitions of histoical Rio de Janeiro The main exhibition is the Army Historical Museum, which details the life and times of the Brazilian army. The museum has a high-tech multimedia terminal and video exhibitions. Outside of the fort you'll get a lovely view of Copacabana and Ipanema beach, which are the two most famous beaches in Rio de Janeiro. To learn more about the history of Rio de Janeiro visit Fort Copacabana. You can even buy a freshly caught fish from one of the local vendors at the entrance of the fort.
- Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Attractions & Landmarks
- Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
- Nearest Train: Metro/Subway Cantagalo Station