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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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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 7:45 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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$75*
and up
Sugar Loaf Mountain Half-Day Tour
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$75*
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Sugar Loaf Mountain Tour Including Transport and Ticket
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$115*
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Two of Rio's Best: Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Tour

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Awesome views of Rio

I did a solo visit at 09H30 on a Saturday, it was nice and quiet with no queues. When I left at 11:30'a queue had formed outside the building. There are two cable car rides with... read more

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Durban, South Africa
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I did a solo visit at 09H30 on a Saturday, it was nice and quiet with no queues. When I left at 11:30'a queue had formed outside the building. There are two cable car rides with different views of the areas around sugarloaf and Christ the Redeemer. I was lucky to have perfect weather and even watch a plane land... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sugarloaf is easily accessible, only a few minutes from the Botafogo metro station by taxi or you can take any bus to URCA (i took the 170 from the mall at Botafogo). From there everyone knows the entrance, there is the fee of 76 Real, which compared to most US attractions, it comparable or cheaper. And for what you get... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've seen views around the world, but the views from Sugarloaf rank very high. The harbor, the mountains, the beach, the city - it's all amazing!

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Northern California, US
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was part of the tour. There weren't that many people at the time. There are short trails.The most scenic part was "under improvement" at the time. So the best pictures couldn't be taken.

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Labrador, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beauty of Rio is definitely available to enjoy from this location! We were lucky the weather was perfect

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Thank anne190986
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sugar Loaf mountains have amazing 360 degrees views! Must take 2 lifts to get to the top of the tallest mountains. The ride is very smooth and steady. Once there you can see the city of Rio. Book a half day tour for Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf. Experience I will never forget

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great thing to do in Rio. Beautiful views of the city. Go early in the morning (when it first opens) to avoid the queues.

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Thank Nikki F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great place to visit in rio de janiro, the view from up is amazing and there is a nice souvenirs and shops up stairs

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Thank Mohammad A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although a little pricey (70 reais), the experience is worth it. It's more easily accessible than the Christ the Redeemer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When in Rio, Sugarloaf is a must do. Yes there are shops and eating places that come with being a major tourist destination in Rio, however; the spectacular views on the tram and at the top bypass the "tourist trap" element. It is from Sugarloaf, you can really see the amazing topography of the area - the many, many beaches,... More 

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Staying in Urca

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Urca
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.”