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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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Great views, delicious food and cocktails!

Visited sugarloaf mountain while in Rio for Paralympics 2016. Cable cars take you to the top for spectacular views, views of Christ the Redeemer, beaches small airport ( tiny... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited sugarloaf mountain while in Rio for Paralympics 2016. Cable cars take you to the top for spectacular views, views of Christ the Redeemer, beaches small airport ( tiny runway) where you are above planes landing. Surprising "cool" cocktail bar at top that also offered wonderful food, so on a hot day it was perfect.

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Novorossiysk, Russia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Start your hike instead of taking a cable car at around 15 o'clock to catch amazing sunset view on Rio. Very easy to hike even for 60-years old guys.

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Mississauga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Sugarloaf Montain is a place every tourist in Rio de Janeiro must go. The city view from the top of the mountain is absolutely amazing. The sunset behing the Floresta da Tijuca hills is very beautiful.

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kuala lumpur
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295 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on a weekday morning and there were no queues. Took the cable car up to the first level and walked round the place. Great view of the surrounding area. Several cafes serving snacks and drinks. Took another cable car to the top level. The view is even better. Great view of the city, the beaches, the many hills... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hiked all the way up to the peak. Took about 2 hrs and couple of harness driven climbs. Downhill journey using cable car is free for hikers.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sugarloaf mountain is a must see in Rio. If you want to do a little hiking adventure, you can walk up the lower part of the mountain, it takes around 30-40 min to go up. Just be aware that if you walk up, you should also walk back down, because there's no way to buy a one way ticket :))).... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago 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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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago 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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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.”