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Pao de Acucar

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One of the most beautiful attractions in Rio de Janeiro and one of the most famous in Brazil. Our mission is to take people to an enchantment, fun and entertainment journey – providing happy and unforgettable experiences as well as valuing Brazilian...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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A great way of getting in awesome views of Rio. The cable cart is fun too and the operation thereof is smooth. great place for great pictures of sugar loaf

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 3Shakera
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The view from the top of Sugarloaf mountain is amazing. You have to get two cable cars to the top. We were lucky to catch the first cable car and don't have to wait long to buy tickets. From the first mountain, you can appreciate...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank 88tongC
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cidade Maravilhosa, both Sugar Loaf and Corcovado has stunning views, however the less crowded Pao de Azucar is probably more comfortablefor picture taking, in addition the neighborhood is very safe. I would book the tickets in advance.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank islatierra
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hands down the best view of the city, at least my favorite view. We did the first hike instead of taking the gondola, which is totally doable and also very well worth! We hiked up on a sunday, it was quite crowded but still ok....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank _abigail_tremblay
Reviewed 3 days ago

I really enjoyed this as a daytime activity. If you have a student card there is a discount but they will only give it to you if you use the machine. As a heads up this activity is NOT that CHEAP. It won't break the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dave Z
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The sky ride is great there are two stops with restaurants, bars and shopping, at each stop. The view is unbelievable! We had a great time, my six year old loved walking through the jungle path on the top of the rock. I would recommend...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Craig P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So I readily go skiing each year. The 2 cable car rides up to the viewing areas are perfectly fine. The view down to the Naval training area and also the army training area is fantastic. However the view over the bay is something else...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank sandy1405
Reviewed 6 days ago

Incredible eagle eye views above rio, a must to do any visitor! The cable car is quick and queues were short.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank swainkey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

and almost no queues on a Sunday afternoon for any of the cable car stages up or down. Spend a couple of hours admiring the views across Rio.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank guppiefish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed this far more than Corcovado maybe because I didn't even know it was a "thing" until a few days before the trip. I also expected to dislike it so it impressed me even more. It's not really the two grassy humps that impressed...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Urca is one of the oldest areas in Rio. Known for its
incredible views of the city, the neighbourhood runs
along Guanabara bay, providing visitors with an
opportunity to watch the sunset from one of Rio’s
greatest natural treasures: Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de
Acucar). It is said that the locals in Urca are “bon
vivant,” which is one of the reasons the area attracts
people of all styles and ages. Urca is the perfect
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November 24, 2018|
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Response from charliev896 | Reviewed this property |
I guess with most tourist locations that's convenient. I was part of a tour group so it was an added benefit but its all relative to when and what time you plan on visiting. The Corcovado nor Sugar Loaf Mt were not extremely... More
September 9, 2018|
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Response from shefftrip | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t pay to skip the queue, and went at sunset on a Thursday. Didn’t wait at all. It was fabulous.
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Erfurt | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jen2239... we were in Rio this year in January and at that time ( which is their summer ) sunset was at 7:30 PM... according to Google, sunset is now at 5:30 PM ( winter time ). If I were you I would be on the first... More