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Pao de Acucar

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One of the most beautiful attractions in Rio de Janeiro and one of the most famous in Brazil. Our mission is to take people to an enchantment, fun and entertainment journey – providing happy and unforgettable experiences as well as valuing Brazilian...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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All reviews cable car sugar loaf amazing views christ the redeemer guanabara bay enjoy the view sunny day watch the sunset early in the morning visiting rio beautiful city cristo redentor copacabana beach cars sugarloaf gondola monkeys
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Reviewed yesterday

Good view of Rio de Janerio and and also can view Christ Redeemer. Very helpful staff. Visit early to avoid the queue.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GirishMjoshi
Reviewed 3 days ago

Queued for about 20mins to get ticket for the Cable Cars. But they are large and take about 60 people at a time. It requires 2 journeys to get to the top. But what a view. This Cable Car and Mountain are featured heavily in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ray P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice trip with both cable cars. Not too crowded - even during Carnival time it wasn't too crowded. Very nice view to City centre and Copacabana beach. Little bit pricey for such short trip.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ag12015
Reviewed 3 days ago

The two cable car rides to the top are hot and crowded, but the views from Sugarloaf are spectacular! From the top you can see Rio in all its glory, with buildings tucked into every nook and cranny. The harbor at Botofogo, the buildings of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gtwerra
Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely something to see when visiting Rio. We tried to get here just in time for sunset but it rained hard. Still, not without some awesome panoramic shots!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank fredu2019
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We pick a perfect day to go up there. The view was spectacular., The ticket covers two tram rides up to the top. Make sure you hold on to your tickets. Each car can hold a good 30 or 40 people. So the line move...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sunjoe075
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Can see the city ocean and the beautiful beaches. Breathtaking view! Cable car will take you the quick. My tour guide Lido from Abercrombie & Kent told me interesting facts about the city and made my experience very interesting.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SergeiVasiliev
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were going to pass on visiting Sugarloaf while in Rio as we’ve been up many cable cars and many mountains but were so glad we didn’t. Tremendous views, seamless transition up both cables cars and lovely shops. Make your way to the Classico Beach...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank caroleb68
Reviewed 4 days ago

Save yourself the trouble of driving, standing in ques etc. book a reliable tour company. We got there, the guide collected our tickets and within minutes we were on our way up. Have local currency at hand as many local vendors are selling water (sem...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Helouise P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went with a tour in the early morning so no queue or crowds. The cable car was so smooth, I hate heights but it was wonderful. Clear day, fantastic view over the city. Two cable cars to get to the top each around 3 mins....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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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
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25 November 2018|
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Response from charliev896 | Reviewed this property |
I guess with most tourist locations that's convenient. I was part of a tour group so it was an added benefit but its all relative to when and what time you plan on visiting. The Corcovado nor Sugar Loaf Mt were not extremely... More
10 September 2018|
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Response from shefftrip | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t pay to skip the queue, and went at sunset on a Thursday. Didn’t wait at all. It was fabulous.
28 July 2018|
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Response from Erfurt | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jen2239... we were in Rio this year in January and at that time ( which is their summer ) sunset was at 7:30 PM... according to Google, sunset is now at 5:30 PM ( winter time ). If I were you I would be on the first... More