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Morro da Urca

Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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US$ 83.00*
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Sugar Loaf Mountain Hiking and Climbing
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US$ 180.00*
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Private Tour: Sugar Loaf with Copacabana Fort and Arpoador
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US$ 175.00*
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This is the first hill up on the way to Rio's famous Sugar Loaf. It offers it's own marvelous view from the top (215 meters) but its base is also a good place for hiking.
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Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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Reviewed yesterday

Its an amazing place to visit,if you are in Rio make sure you viist Urca,,Its busy so get in the que on time.Beutiful views from top on rio..make sure to bring camera !!!

Thank Simeon L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for the views around sunset and was not disappointed! The pleasant surprise though was discovering that this place is quite happening even after sunset - lot of food options, music that go with the breathtaking city lights in the night. We hiked our...More

Thank Bharath R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

cable car opens at 8am. If u be early u skip the long ques afterwards. First cable car takes u to smaller hill and second to top. Costs are 80 realos for RT (2017). If u like to go afterwards to corovado take a taxi...More

Thank Roland S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited en route to sugar loaf mountains. Seniors pay half price.Carry a photo id like a drivers license.. We took an uber taxi to the entry point. Brilliant experience overall. Make sure you visit on a clear day. Dr M Thomas

Thank mohana1950
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tough to imagine this cable-car destination is actually not the final destination. But it is inscrutable by itself, and worth the effort. Actually a way-stop you get to visit on the way, and then upon returning from Sugar Loaf.

Thank steveplotkin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We liked the set up much better than the sugar loaf. Nice walking paths and not so cramped. The views are also very exciting.

Thank seacloud2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To climb Sugar Loaf ,you need to go to the area of Urca and take a cable car up to the Urca mountain. This itself is an interesting visit with great views of the bay's and islands of Rio and exhibits of the previous cable...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 8 November 2017

God, what a beautiful place !!! There could be no other expression to say what we feel when we visit Morro da Urca, located in the Marvelous City of Rio de Janeiro. You know that URCA means - Urbanization Carioca. This has to do with...More

Thank Thiago Lucio P
Reviewed 18 October 2017

In front of a beautiful bay, the Urca Restaurant is an incredible place. You can eat inside, or order and eat at the bank by the sea shore. Unforgettable!

Thank josefin70
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This place will make you think you are a professional photographer. Breathtaking natural beauty! I highly recommend this as a must see in Rio.

Thank BLeme
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buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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Response from Ricardo R | Reviewed this property |
Roundtrip Morro da Urca to Pao de Açúcar and back to Morro da Urca ( supposed you get to Morro da Urca by the hill trail ) R$ 40,00 ( about U$ 12,00 ) Morro da Urca to Pao de Açúcar and back to morro da Urca and to the... More
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