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Pedra da Gavea

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Neighborhood: Barra da Tijuca
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Address: Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-261, Brazil
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it is amaizing view. if you enjoy nature and hike thats the one. you will be stuning with all this landscape!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lake Tahoe (California), California
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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it is amaizing view. if you enjoy nature and hike thats the one. you will be stuning with all this landscape!

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Fortaleza, CE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro is one of the most popular wind sports practiced in Rio. You will have the unique sensation of flying like a bird, with a light breeze of tropical air in your face and surrounded by the beautiful mountains and beaches of Rio de Janeiro.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

For the adventurous up for a tough hike this is a must while in Rio! Unfortunately we had bad luck with cloud cover so made it to the top without being able to see the view but the hike was still incredible and quite the adventure. Be sure to have more days to do this in case of bad weather... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

This is my favourite scenic views of all my travels (28 countries) you must be fit and healthy as it is quite a exhausting climb approx 5-6 hours with stopping photos ect.. If you are not experienced in hiking you will definitely need a guide which I highly recommend and they take you to the best spots too which are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Definitely give this a go if you visit Rio. It can be hard to some but really worth it. And you will be very proud of yourself.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

If you like extreme sport, beautiful views, and amazing pictures this is the place to go. The hike and rock climbing is approximate 7 hours in total if you don’t have much experience. If you’re an experience climber, I’m sure it will be a lot less than that. I don’t recommend this attraction for kids or the elderly. It’s highly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Since the Rio Olympics and the opening of the metro's new line 4 (yellow), one can now travel within walking distance of Pedra da Gavea for only 4.10 R$. Take the metro to the "Jardim Oceanico" station. From here, it's a 2km (10 minute) walk to the entrance of Tijuca national park and the trail that leads to Pedra da... More 

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

I took the trail they call it "P-4", which is sort of a shorter one, but a bit harder since there are some full vertical climbing spots we took without equipment. But it's ok. That trail will take you to Garganta do Céu, a big plateau underneath a big cave on the side of Gavea Stone which will provide you... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

This is a difficult hike and you should be in good shape to do it. There is a section of rock climbing so be sure to have equipment if you want to see the view. I didn't have ropes so I used a guide from Rio Natural and had a great time. Be sure to do this on a clear... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

The last 30m need either a guide with a rope, or some strength and experience, the view is 100%. Go!

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