Located in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Sugarloaf Mountain provides tourists with one of the most breathtaking views of the country. Sitting at the entrance to Guanabara Bay at rising 396 metres above the harbour below, this beautiful natural wonder is impossible to miss.
A popular attraction for tourists visiting Sugarloaf Mountain is the cable car that runs between its peaks, providing a 360 degree of the glistening Atlantic Ocean and the city of Rio de Janeiro. The cable car was first established in 1912, aimed at attracting more tourists to the area. Since then, the cable car has been renovated and received regular maintenance, making it still one of the most popular attractions in Brazil. Sugarloaf and the mountains which surround it combine to from the largest urban climbing area in the world. This spectacular destination attracts rock climbers from all around the world, wanting to experience the magic of this climb, first hand.
If you are a budding photographer or simply want to experience Rio de Janeiro at its best, the view from either a peak or the summit on Sugarloaf Mountain will not disappoint. From both vantage points on the mountain, you will have views of the Atlantic Ocean, the city of Rio de Janeiro and the world famous monument of Jesus Christ in Brazil.
Sugarloaf Mountain is a destination that everyone will love. The breathtaking views and the sheer beauty of Mother Nature’s creation makes this one of the most popular Rio de Janeiro attractions, this is most certainly a site not to be missed during your next Brazilian holiday.