"Po de Acar (Sugar Loaf)" Sugarloaf Mountain - Po de Aucar Tip by draguza

  View from Sugar Loaf
by draguza
 
 

It may be more than a little touristy, but theres many a good reason why visitors flock to take the cable car ride up to the top of Sugar Loaf mountain. Rising sheer out of the ocean and towering almost 400 meters above Guanabara Bay, the mountain offers spectacular views from its peak. A dizzying two-stage cable car ride takes in sweeping vistas of the city, and once you reach the top youll be in no doubt as to why Rio de Janeiro is known as the Cidade Maravilhosa (marvelous city). At the top of Sugar Loaf you will find snack bars, toilets and plenty of prime photo opportunities

Address: Avenida Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 04719-001, Brazil
Directions: East of Morro da Urca (Hooker Hill) park
Phone: +55 21 2546-8400
Website: http://www.bondinho.com.br/

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  • Written Jun 12, 2011
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