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Address: Av. Pasteur, 520, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-255, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 2546 8433
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Sugar Loaf Mountain Half-Day Tour
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Two of Rio's Best: Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Tour

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If you can only do Christ the Redeemer or Sugarloaf, go for Sugarloaf

We were pressed for time and knew we would only have the chance to do either Christ the Redeemer or Sugarloaf Mountain. After asking many people for recommendations, we decided to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Dana D
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were pressed for time and knew we would only have the chance to do either Christ the Redeemer or Sugarloaf Mountain. After asking many people for recommendations, we decided to go for Sugarloaf and did not regret it. There was a lot to do and see. We took the cable cars all the way up, and were pleased that... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Views and sunset up on Sugarloaf were unequaled. Gorgeous views of most of Rio from here. We went in mid-Sept and so there were no crowds (which was nice). If you're afraid of heights, the gondola rides up and a few of the viewing decks might not be the best thing as you get a great sense of height on... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although part of Sugarloaf was closed for pre-Olympic renovations, it was still worth it go up to see the views, wildlife, and the sunset. I definitely recommend saving a couple hours or an afternoon for it and waiting up there until the sun goes down behind the mountains.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The access to Sugarloaf is, in itself, a stunning ride! From the cable cart, you realize why people call Rio the most beautiful city in the world!

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our guide Michael Serruya from toursbylocals organized this fabulous trip right after seeing Christ the Redeemer. The day was beautifully clear and the lines were long but it was very organized and so worth the wait! More history of the site reviewed with many more selfies to come home with great appreciation.

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Thank Diane L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must to go Very well organised and maintained Need to be there around sunset to get great photos The bar is great views and reasonable prices

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Treviso, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So excited to visit this place, we visited as part of a small tour. Riding up on the cable car was brilliant in itself but the views at both points are truly wonderful. I could have taken photographs all day. There's some nice little walks on the top mountain and some shops and cafes too. As we visited in May... More 

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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a wonderful first day in Rio....we loved the ride up but at the top the magnificent land and sea below were breathtaking....Our wonderful guide Michael Serruya from Tours By Locals as well as Viator explained the history and development of the site. His advise to make this our 1st stop was perfect...we came away with a good understanding of... More 

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Santa Tecla, El Salvador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went there in a city tour and I had an amazing experience. Perfect views of all Rio and its beautiful beaches. Definitely worth it!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is an awesome experience but getting there in that filled to capacity cable car really made me irritated. Never mind taking pics going up, down was less crowed. The best pics are at the top anyway! Hope you have a day with sunshine and beautiful views, we did! I do not like heights whatsoever, but the cable car is... More 

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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 place to take a stroll and appreciate the area’s beautiful architecture, enjoy a cocktail and some delicious seafood pastries at a bar, or bring a bottle of wine and enjoy it while sitting anywhere along the stone seawall known as the “mureta.”