Arraial Do Cabo Tourism

Arraial do Cabo is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population was 27,715 as of 2010 census and its total area is 160 square kilometres (62 sq mi). It was founded in 1503 by the conqueror Amerigo Vespucci. In 1960 a documentary film was made directed by Mário Carneiro and Paulo Cesar Saraceni about the local fishing industry. Its geography made Arraial do Cabo an important and dangerous point in the age of sail. Since the Portuguese Navy arrival (1503) until nineteenth century many shipwrecks occurred. Due to this fact (and other biological factors) Arraial do Cabo is well known as the "Dive Capital". The municipality operates the Ilha do Cabo Frio Biological Reserve, a fully protected conservation unit on an Atlantic island in the south east of the municipality.It contains the 56,769 hectares (140,280 acres) Arraial do Cabo Marine Extractive Reserve, created in 1997.

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Looking for travel information about Arraial Do Cabo? Explore the best travel advice on Arraial Do Cabo, Brazil. Arraial Do Cabo is located at a short trip away from Rio De Janeiro a major city in Brazil. Attractions in Rio De Janeiro include Cristo Redentor On Corcovado, Pao De Acucar, Sugarloaf Mountain. A vacation to Arraial Do Cabo can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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  • Know the pollution level of Arraial Do Cabo before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.33 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Arraial Do Cabo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Arraial Do Cabo.

    • Burglary and Theft 45 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 60 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60 (High)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
    • Safety Index 42.79 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 91.69 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 31.61 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Arraial Do Cabo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.36 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.5 USD

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