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Copacabana Fort
Rio de Janeiro

The fort occupies an area of approximately 114,000 m2 and was inaugurated on September 28, 1914. Its construction, in form of a bunker,  was a challenge to military engineering. The external walls facing the sea, with 12m of thick, host the Krupp German guns (305mm, 190mm and 75mm), settlers in armoured and turntables domes .


The Fort stays between the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. The view the photo is the end of Copacabana, with the Sugar Loaf in the background.

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Copyright: Luis padilha
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Загружена: 02/06/2009
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