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Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)

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Address: Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-240, Brazil
Phone Number: 2546-8400-8-19-50
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 7:45 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Wish we could have gone up the Mountain

The lines for this attraction were atrocious!!! It would have taken 3 hours just to get to the tram that took you up to the top. We only had 4 hours so we didn't get a chance... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Foothill Ranch, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The lines for this attraction were atrocious!!! It would have taken 3 hours just to get to the tram that took you up to the top. We only had 4 hours so we didn't get a chance to make the trip up. Make sure you go early enough or have plenty of time. I'm bummed that missed being able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Have been working one year in Brazil. Lots of history and nice places to visit. Carnival in Rio is one thing among thousands of event to do

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Using a cable car, the trip will take you to the top of Rio. Represents a main monument in Rio. Enjoyable

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The Swiss cable car that takes you up the hill in two stages is super efficient. I was also curious to check out the Victorinox store at the top of the first stage. Views are great all around. Views to Christ the Redeemer are spectacular from here. Go early in the am before the haze sets in. Also at the... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

What can I say about this place that many many others have not already said? The country itself produces great warm friendly people, add the natural landscape such as sugar loaf its TOPS!!! The views from the top of the mountain are one of the bests in the world! You can see the bay, Christ, and all of Rio's beaches.... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A must see! If you have students travelling with you take their student ids for a discount. The cable cars were well worth it and the view from the top was stupendous. The mountains have the cutest monkeys.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

I was lucky to visit Pao off season, thus I experienced zero queue time. Honestly I know this is a must, when one is in Rio, yet it is just a nice view. Okay, quite spectacular view, I admit. However, in my honest opinion, Corcovado is superior to Pao de Acucar

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Wonderful views and the marmot monkeys were cute. The ride up in the cable cars gives a great view of Rio.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

you can easily hike 40mins to the mid station where you change gondolas. then get the second gondola return trip. saves over 50% off the price than getting return ticket for both gondolas. The trail is hot and steep'ish but not overly difficult. NOTE YOU MUST BUY YOUR TICKETS AT THE BASE FOR ALL JOURNEY TYPES, regardless if you hike... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The views from all the lookout points were absolutely spectacular. It is well worth the time to visit the mountain. We went up late in the afternoon to see the sunset.

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Additional Information about Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)

Address: Address: Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-240, Brazil
Phone Number: 2546-8400-8-19-50
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 7:45 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:45 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:45 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:45 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 7:45 pm

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