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Skip the Line: Sugar Loaf Admission Ticket
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This is the first hill up on the way to Rio's famous Sugar Loaf. It offers it's own marvelous view from the top (215 meters) but its base is also a good place for hiking.
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Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this track is not hard and the views are nice. if you go up hill for the sunset you can get down by the "Bondinho" (cableway) for free

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gyarmatyfann15
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend a Saturday there, the place has amazing views of Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana and others. There are 2 options to go the the top: By the bondinho or walking; we select the Bondinho, the ride is really fast from the entrance to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NanCarvajal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This stop on the way to sugar loaf is worth a visit. The views are great, you can go hiking and it is less crowded than the top.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Morro da Urca is I think the first intermediate stop on your way up the Sugar loaf mountain. If you're a lover of breath-taking view, you wouldn't want to miss this...the views from here are amazing. You can get to this stop either by taking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ade703
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

This neighborhood is absolutely charming and well worth a visit to see another part of Rio. It was family oriented busy but off the tourist track.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AmritaJ
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Getting to the top of Morro da Urca affords you good views of Rio and the ocean. It is 220-metres above sea level. However for the awesome views from Sugarloaf are from 396-metres above sea level. Albeit, the further one is from sea level, the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
8  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

You don’t need to pay to be lifted to Morro da Urca. You can walk about one km on a paved track along the water and continue up a steep but not very long trail. You will be rewarded with a very nice view.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jenspeter
Reviewed April 26, 2018

light track, just 20 o 30 mins from vermelha beach, on the track you can see the airport and the botafogo beach, these are nice views

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FreddygaT
Reviewed April 8, 2018

I have visited Morro da Urca several times, both taking the cable car and hiking. The cable car can be quite expensive hitting the $R70 mark, whereas the hike is a great alternative to see some nature and still enjoy the view from the first...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Fourth trip to Rio and have been to Sugar Loaf by cable car several times. A Rio local told us about the hike and since the trail is near the military school the trail is safe. Go to the Praia Vermelha and walk to your...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank luv2travel2121
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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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Response from Ricardo R | Reviewed this property |
Roundtrip Morro da Urca to Pao de Açúcar and back to Morro da Urca ( supposed you get to Morro da Urca by the hill trail ) R$ 40,00 ( about U$ 12,00 ) Morro da Urca to Pao de Açúcar and back to morro da Urca and to the... More
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