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Address: Av. Pasteur, 520, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-240, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 2546 8433
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Two of Rio's Best: Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Tour

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AMAZING to see at sunset

I took people's advice and went at sunset around 430pm. It was FANTASTIC. Beautiful and peaceful. Too busy to get up to the 2nd peak at that time, but it was still worth it!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took people's advice and went at sunset around 430pm. It was FANTASTIC. Beautiful and peaceful. Too busy to get up to the 2nd peak at that time, but it was still worth it!

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Ludington, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When I first arrived at this tourist spot I thought it would be lame especially for the price (it was quite expensive). However what I found was I liked it better than the Christ the redeemer. It was cleaner and prettier. We even saw a monkey.

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Richmond, TX, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For spectacular views of Rio you must ride the teleforico to Sugar Loaf Mountain. Even if the weather is hazy, you can take wonderful shots but, of course, plan your trip on a clear day for maximum enjoyment. Once at the top there are nice resting areas where you can stay as long as you wish to enjoy the panorama.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Caught the 2 cable cars early and it was easy to getup to the top. Brilliant view. Great place to visit in Rio. Opened at 08:00 on a Sunday we got there at 08:30, there were no ques. The cable cars are safe fast and offer different views of Rio. Soaring black vultures, and frights from suedo rainforests were good.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

How do you describe views that are just so stunning you could stay up there just watching the different vistas from all sides. It can get busy so i would go up first thing or later as coach loads of people come after 10.30am. The cable car is big and you're not waiting long so even when busy your queue... More 

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

How do you beat this view, just amazing and even with the vast amount of crowds, it is still amazing

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West Palm Beach, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful, enjoyable, the view is fabulous, the walking around and watching people climb the Sugar Loaf, plus the helicopter ride is even better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I am quite afraid of heights and still enjoyed this immensely. There are two sets of gondolas that take you up so I closed my eyes for part of the time going up, but once I arrived, I was able to appreciate the views. We had nice weather so were able to see quite far. The water and hills around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go, it is a very nice way to see Rio, and provided panorama views, just go after the morning fog dissipates.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a fantastic experience and a stunning view of Rio that you shouldn't miss. If there is only one thing you do, take a trip to Sugar Loaf Mountain. This is special place and will give you memories to treasure and take back home with you, take your time and drink it in 2-3 hours visit time - stay and... 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.”