The Port of Niteroi is surrounded by beautiful beaches. It's the second largest city in the State of Rio de Janeiro and an important industrial and commercial center. Many people commute to Rio from this residential suburb.
Its proximity to Rio has brought excellent hotels and restaurants to the Port of Niteroi. Its beaches boast some of the finest restaurants and nightlife available in the Rio de Janeiro area. The city contains the Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, a modern space ship shaped art museum designed by the famous architect Oscar Niemeyer. The museum contains works by many of Brazil's most important artists.