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Address: Praia Vermelha | Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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A quiet green getaway near the center of Rio

From the same bus stop as for the cable car to the sugar loaf walk to the praia vermelha and keep left. There you will find the entrance to the trail. It is a leasurly 30 min... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

From the same bus stop as for the cable car to the sugar loaf walk to the praia vermelha and keep left. There you will find the entrance to the trail. It is a leasurly 30 min walk going and coming back. But you will need much more time to observe the wildlife like colorful birds and butterflies as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A beautiful trail on a paved stroll between sea and Sugar Loaf mountain and absolutely free!! Exhilarating place for taking photos from the coastline! Easy acess, very close to small Red Beach (Urca) and Sugar Loaf itself. For adventurers, another rough trail uphill can lead you to the top of Sugar Loaf (1st. hill)

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

After visiting Sugar Loaf i went to give it a try. Lots of monkeys, nice path and nice views along the way!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

is litle but very beautifull , is very near from the Urca beach . only pedestrians , you can go by car or bus .

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Since it only opened to the public in the late 80s (87, I think), I hadn't been to the place until I started working within walking distance of it. It is one of the best free sight-seeings Rio has to offer. The only drawback is the marks with the lenght of the track, which overstate it, giving it twice its... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A relatively short trekking on the footsteps of the sugar loaf and in the midst of luxuriant nature and wildlife, a perfect complement for your almost mandatory visit to the sugar loaf

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

If you are in Rio do not miss it! Perfect views of Rio and the Bay in a trail full of small monkeys and birds, besides the tourists, of course. Problem is to park the car, it is better to take a cab or maybe a bus(?). You can combine this visit with the SugarLoaf visit!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I loved strolling along this paved path. A great place to take in gorgeous views and stretch your legs. Highly recommend. Very peaceful and right next to a fun beach and Sugarloaf. A MUST for nature lovers. Take the path up to Morro da Urca, a terrific alternative to the gondolas when crowded or when you want to save a... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Great place to go and enjoy one of the most beautiful scenery in the city. Mixed crowd, safe, nice from sunrise to sunset (access is free, but they close the access during the night). From Zona Sul, catch bus 511 (BRS2) to Urca and get off at Praia Vermelha (same to visit the Sugar Loaf - Pao de Acucar).

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Claudio Coutinho Trail takes you from Praia Vermelha to Morro da Urca: it is a paved, safe trail, where you enjoy nature: plants, birds, small monkeys and a wonderful view of the Atlantic Ocean. When yoiu reach the top, the view is breathtaking!

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