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“Halfway to the Pao de Acucar”
Review of Morro da Urca

Morro da Urca
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$43.00*
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Skip the Line: Sugar Loaf Admission Ticket
Ranked #19 of 751 things to do in Rio de Janeiro
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed April 20, 2014

The Morro da Urca is is the hill right next to the Pao de Acucar (Sugarloaf Mountain). The cablecar to the top of the Sugarloaf stops there first, and the views there give you a taste of what's to come. Instead of taking the cablecar though, you can hike up the side and enjoy the same amazing views for free, as well as enjoying some healthy exercise. Be warned that if you hike up you won't be able to take the cable car from Urca up to the Sugarloaf or back down, unless you've bought the full-price ticket at the bottom.

Thank Stephan M
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Reviewed April 13, 2014

This is the Sugarloaf mountain cable car.
It is good to go up top first then come down slowly to skip the crowed.
It is worth taking the walk in the Atlantic Forest. The views were amazing! It is also very safe to go.

Thank TWWS
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Reviewed March 25, 2014

The view from the mountain is just amazing, don't miss this while in Rio. Follow the path on the back at the top to find some "hidden" places to get away from all the tourists.

Thank Falling2
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Reviewed March 20, 2014

Place where you have to go to, beautiful view over the city of Rio. I thought the view from Christo would be good but this ones is better.

Thank Kaim75
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Reviewed March 15, 2014

Although Pão de Açúcar has a better view, Morro da Urca has more to explore. You can even see some little monkeys. A little expensive if you want to use the "bonde"

Thank Ruigabriel
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