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Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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Distance from city center: 3.2mi
tylerd's pictureby tylerd Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 15th of September, 2010
Everybody who's ever see a post-card of Rio knows about the huge, strangely shaped mountain overlooking the harbor and the city. This is Sugarloaf Mountain, called by the locals 'Bondinho' (because it looks like a loaf of unrefined sugar).

Sugarloaf is a must see for anyone who's visiting Rio de Janeiro for the first time. Climb to the top of the peak and take in the fantastic view of Rio sprawling at your feet. You can get to the top by cable cars which leave every half an hour. You can always hike to the top, but be warned that it is a challenging trails, but it is really rewarding too.

Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro, 22290-240, Brazil

$35 for adults, $18 for children, free for children under 6

Opening Hours:
Cable cars run from 8 AM to 10 PM

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