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#3 of 217 Places To Visit in Rio de Janeiro
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Avenida Pasteur, 520, Urca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 04719-001

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Located in Rio de Janeiro, Sugarloaf Mountain is easily accessible. Sugarloaf Mountain is located in a very good area and is just about 12.5 km from the centre of Rio de Janeiro via Av. Infante Dom Henrique. You can travel to this amazing place by hiring a cab or you can travel by local transportations such as the city buses, executive buses (Frescao), the subway (metro), mini buses known as vans a Ferry service. The place is well-connected and once you reach the destination you can see many other places too. This is a must visit place for all. Do travel safely and enjoy your time in Rio de Janeiro!

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about sugarloaf mountain

Sugarloaf Mountain, lies in close proximity to the Corcovado Mountain, which houses the statue of Christ The Redeemer at its peak. Its height is about 1300 feet. Rising this high above sea level, it makes for an interesting tourist hub to visit, as it gives a brilliant view of the whole geography of Rio de Janeiro at large and the Christo Redeemer from a short distance.

A rock formation, made of quartz and granite, this monolithic structure juts into the air as though it has risen straight out of the waters of the Atlantic Ocean shooting out into the Rio skyline. It was named so in the heydays of sugarcane trade in Brazil by Portugal. Cable cars transport tourists and locals alike at various intervals of time, at an approximate span of 20 minutes to Sugar Loaf Mountain. 

Besides the obvious sightseeing activities, and spotting Rio city by day and night, one can also opt for rock climbing as a popular activity that takes place here at Sugarloaf Mountain from time to time.

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Shaik Fayaz
Shaik Fayaz
Sugar Loaf Mountain
Jun 24 2014
TREMENDOUS a unique and fantastic view, and bit of feeling back at home in South Africa with hotdogs and beer....HAHAA!!!!! A must see when going to Rio..... And remeber to stay on Copacabana Beach....!!!STUNNING!! Best to catch during the cool of th ...... read more