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Address: Av. Pasteur, 520, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-255, Brazil
Phone Number:
+55 21 2546 8433
08:00 - 19:45
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:45
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Beautiful and Easy

We went to Sugarloaf on our private tour because it is iconic and well worth the visit. Do not Miss.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Sugarloaf on our private tour because it is iconic and well worth the visit. Do not Miss.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The cable car ride up to the mountain appears scary from a distance, but the ride actually moves quickly and offers spectacular views of the city.

Thank Bonnie T
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not as large as I was expecting but you need to go before noon as it gets packed on the 2 cable cars.

Thank 51PJR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went early in the morning so there were no queues and no waiting. The view was wonderful as the air was clear at that hour----go early!!! It's worth it!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful afternoon spent on sugar loaf mountain. Taking the cable car up is an experience in itself. Once you get up there, you can head to a cafe or sit at any of the benches to admire the view

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los angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I decided spontaneously to visit Sugar Loaf Mountain today (my 3rd day in Rio). I didn't buy tickets online and just showed up there. Maybe because of the lateness of the hour there was zero line! I went at 5 30pm (1 hour prior to sunset). This was a great decision. The sunset was not that spectacular (it being a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my partner came to Brazil for a holiday and we had to come here. To start off I liked the fact for ticket prices they give student discount as long as you have proof of a student card which was very useful. The sugarloaf Mountain experience was amazing the feeling of going the cable carts seeing the huge... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a must-see when you are in Rio! You pay R$76 for the ticket. You take the cable car twice. The view is breathtaking.

Thank Michele t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful weather. Ride to the top was exhilarating with a view of the city on multiple sides Of the cable car. Ideal for picture taking!

Thank Nurs09
Navarre, Fl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A group of friends went here for dinner and to watch the sunset. Although it was cloudy it was still nice views of the city

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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.”
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