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Baía da Guanabara is an oceanic bay located in southeastern Brazil in the state of Rio de Janeiro...The name Guanabara comes from the Tupi-Guarani language, translated as "the bosom of sea."..The bay is crossed by the mighty Rio-Niterói Bridge. The Port of Rio de Janeiro, as well as the city's two airports are located on its shores...Guanabara Bay, surrounded by luxuriant tropical forests, beaches, strangely-shaped rocks and peaks, and a backdrop of the high mountains of Serra do Mar, is bordered by one of the most beautiful cities in the world, so it is considered one of the world's premier tourist spots.