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Praia do Arpoador - Rio de Janeiro
Arpoador beach

Its name comes from the fact that, in the past, it was possible to harpoon whales. Thus, historians attribute the origin of the name '''Arpoador''', to the fact that, in the colonial period, the place was used by fishermen ("arpoadores") for viewing and later fishing with harpoons of the whales that approached the place. .


Others also say that the name '''Arpoador''' came from the aerial observation of the "Pedra do Arpoador", which suggests to some the visualization of a person holding an object similar to a harpoon.  

In the Arpoador region, there is the Garota de Ipanema park,   In addition to being a place for recreation and leisure, the park also serves as a stage for performances by well-known artists._cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_

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Arpoador beach is known as dos  beachsurfers, since it has many waves  large, suitable for practicing this sport.

It is located between Diabo and Ipanema beaches. It has restricted space, as it is a small beach, about 500 meters long.

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Arpoador is a beach and rock formation, both located in the neighborhood of Ipanema, in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

It is worth a walk along this beach.

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