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Address: Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
Phone Number: 2125468433
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Description: This is the first hill up on the way to Rio's famous Sugar Loaf. It offers...
This is the first hill up on the way to Rio's famous Sugar Loaf. It offers it's own marvelous view from the top (215 meters) but its base is also a good place for hiking.
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Free lookout point right next to to Sugar Loaf Mountain (..in case you hike..)

If you want to go up the Sugar Loaf Mountain you have to take 2 gondolas. The first one takes you up Urca mountain. But that one you can also easily hike up as well (Easily... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If you want to go up the Sugar Loaf Mountain you have to take 2 gondolas. The first one takes you up Urca mountain. But that one you can also easily hike up as well (Easily meaning I was kind of exhausted when I reached the top but people managed to somehow get up there in flipflops..it can get a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

When taking the cable car to Sugarloaf mountain this would be your first stop at the midway. The view of Rio from the top is simply amazing! A couple of coffee shops where you can grab a drink or snack. Definitely a must go!!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is the first stop before Sugarloaf mountain and is 220m. You get there by going on a cablecar and there is plenty of space to take pictures or to sit down. There are a couple of shops selling Havaianas and food/alcohol. If you're lucky you'll see these little monkeys there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

its the mid2ay stop to suger loaf u can go up with cable cart for 62 rs and 31 for students upto 21 years and elderly Or or there is a hiking trail awsome i am obese and i did the trail so its not that hard .. i can see monkeys along the trail Be sure to go at... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a great little bar in Urca - go just before sunset, order a beer and a seafood snack then sit on the wall overlooking the sea and watch the sunset to end a perfect Rio day. Take the bus to Urca and get off where you see the crowd! A favorite of locals and tourist friends of locals... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Urca hill is one the highlights of Rio city. the view of city is amazing from the hill. Specially at night when the lights are out and city sparkles..

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is the first step to be on Sugarloaf. From here you can take another Cable ride. The view of Atlantic is fantastic. Enjoyed a lot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Awesome place and beautiful view. Safe track to reach the top. Get some water on the way. And get camera to take good pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

One of the best sightseeings from Rio de Janeiro. You cannot travel to Rio and not visit Pão de Açucar (Sugar Loaf).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Awesome place, great views and a "different" concert venue! This "Rock" between Urca and Pão de Açúcar its a great resting point with a variety of services, restaurants, souvenirs shops and attractions. FYI: You can hike from Urca/Praia Vermelha to this Morro (50+ mins or so). You can take some great shots of Pão de Açúcar from this location before... More 

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Address: Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
Phone Number: 2125468433
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro

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