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Reviewed 10 August 2018

It is well worth crossing the bridge for the views on both sides but best to avoid a day with strong winds as the bridge sways gently. It is a marvellous bit of engineering.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The best way to experience it up close and without traffic is to take one of the bay trips that leave from the Marina in Gloria. It's a pretty impressive bridge!

Thank evyboo
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Not just a bridge between two cities ( Rio and Niterói ), this is one of the biggest engineering work ever in Brazil ( in the 70´s ). When we cross this bridge we can see beautiful views of Rio city, Rio harbours and many...More

Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

The interesting things about Ponte Rio-Niteroi are the things that can be seen from the bridge. Ponte means bridge in Portuguese. Today I rode a bus from Niteroi to Rio. It is an experience I don't normally take advantage of, but at least it is...More

Thank zip98221
Reviewed 25 February 2016

lovely ride to the Museum Niemeyer in Niteroi and was the place where Fast and Fury 5 was filmed. 14 kms of clear views, although at the beginning is a commercial port for cars.

Thank Cuatrodivas
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Don't try to go there on a rush hour... it's just a messy! But during the day, it's really nice to drive on this bridge, nice view

Thank Valentina_Neri1
Reviewed 28 September 2015

During my stay in Brazil I had to visit a shipyard in Niteroi to check on some engineering work and was lucky enough to be able to visit quite a few of the restaurants and Bars. As Niteroi is not on the normal tourists route...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The Ponte Rio-Niteroi is a bridge that connects Rio de Janeiro and Niterio by crossing the Guanabara bay. It is about 8 miles long. You can get nice views of the bridge from many of the usual suspect vantage points (Sugarloaf, Santa Teresa, etc).

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 2 July 2015

From the top of Sugarloaf I saw this 13km-bridge to connect Rio and Niteroi over Guanabara Bay. Two days later I crossed over it with my private tour guide. It was a smooth run from Rio to Niteroi at about 8:30am, but the traffic from...More

Thank RayParks
Reviewed 22 June 2015

When it is not jammed (rush hours) is a good way to reach Niterói in a daytrip and know a different view of Rio. I use to cross the bridge at least twice a week and i probably has crossed it thousands of times. But...More

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