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“Awesome bay and ocean views.”
Review of Sugarloaf Mountain

Sugarloaf Mountain
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Awesome bay and ocean views.”
Reviewed July 4, 2014

Certainly this attraction is not cheap and it does not give the views that Corcovado does when going to the Christ statue, but you can't visit Rio and not go up here! Even visiting here during the peak carnival season, the crowds were manageable, possibly because we visited in the afternoon. we stayed to watch the sunset and my photographs show how awesome that was. Other than the views, there is not much else to do up here, There is an over-priced food and drinks outlet and souvenir shop and some short paths that go to the northern side of the mount, but the 360 degree close-up views you get of Rio are great.

Visited February 2014
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“A Must if in Rio”
Reviewed July 4, 2014

A wonderful view and experience which gives you a greater understanding of the layout and features of Rio de Janeiro. Quick and very well organised cable car system takes you up (and down) in two stages.
Nice coffee bar - but avoid the massively overpriced souvenir shop

Visited July 2014
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“Good place”
Reviewed July 3, 2014

Pão de açúcar it's amazing you get great views of different points of the "cidade maravilhosa". The trip in the bondinho is also a good experience and you'd better get there early because around noon it gets really busy.

Visited July 2014
Thank Mario I
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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“You must see it!!!”
Reviewed July 3, 2014

One of the most beautiful attractions of my country, Brazil, is the Sugar Loaf Mountain. The famous "Pão de Açucar". If you come to Rio de Janeiro, don´t miss it. Go up by cable cars to two different mountains and enjoy one of the most beautiful views in the world. You can also have a drink up there or even have a snack. It´s an unusual and beautiful experience.

Visited May 2014
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“The other 'must see' in Rio!!!”
Reviewed July 3, 2014

Truly a great experience with amazing views. A lot of space, walking tracks and cafés. Don't book in advance as it's weather dependant, you'd be very upset if you went and it's overcast as you'll miss everything. Get up early make an assessment and if it's clear get a taxi to the cable car which starts just after 8. If you get there early there'll be no crowds and lines. Alternatively, if you don't mind putting up with crowds go and see the sunset there which is amazing also.

Visited July 2014
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