Pao De AcucarCurrently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
- Address: Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro, 22290-240, Brazil
- Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
- Phone: 55-2125468400
- Ticket Price: 53 BRL
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Peak, Nature
Pao De Acucar - Review
This peak located at the mouth of the Guanabara Bay is another popular destination in the city of Rio. The peak is largely conical in shape and goes by the popular name of Sugarloaf Mountain. The name is said to have originated in the 16th century when sugarcane cultivation was a booming industry in the country.
The shape of the mountain is said to closely resemble a slab of loaf sugar, hence the name. The interesting point about this peak is that it is more commonly associated to a vantage point more than a national historical location like the nearby Corcovado peak. It is certainly a good idea to take advantage of the Birdseye view from the top. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Rio De Janeiro Itinerary 5 Days.
Pao De Acucar Information
- The cable car trips will provide a 360 degree view of the entire city and is thoroughly enjoyable.
Pao De Acucar Ticket Prices
- Cable Car Ticekt For Adults - R$44, For Children (6-12yrs) - R$22.
How To reach Pao De Acucar by Public Transport
- Set of cable cars that depart at twenty minute intervals
Restaurants Near Pao De Acucar
- Market – Brazilian, Health bistro
- Zaza Bistro Tropical – local cuisine
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Things to Know Before Visiting Pao De Acucar
95% of people who visit Rio De Janeiro include Pao De Acucar in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
76.9% of people start their Pao De Acucar visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Pao De Acucar
90.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pao De Acucar
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Pao De Acucar, Rio De Janeiro Reviews
This is a great attraction. The cable car takes you up to the first summit which is really well fitted out to take pictures, to party, take a rest... You can find multiple shops and cafés, even a night club that was really bustling for the world cup ! The cable car then takes you to the second summit, where we spent most of our time, waiting for the sunset. The view of Rio is incredible, by night, you can take amazing pictures. There is also a restaurant at the top that offers you a great view on the ocean and Copacabana beach, we didn't tried it because of its high priced position. But you can enjoy a Caipirinha in the bar, watching the view on Rio de Janeiro ! Besides, the cable car service is very good, be careful to bring original documents with you, it will be asked to get a ticket. The cable car has convenient timetable that allows you to get here at anytime and stay for a bit of the night (which begin early here).
Wonderful place with a mix of forest and urbanized area. You need to go up by a cable car. The ticket is a bit expensive, but worth it. It has 2 stops at different altitudea where you can have a look at the wonderful city of Rio de Janeiro. There are few restaurants at the top where you can have snacks and a beer.
Fast comfortable ride up the mountain. Be sure to hang on to your ticket, you will need it every time you board the car (up and down).
Best view of the city. Gotta say i give 5 stars even tho o consider it very expensive. Its totally worth it. U need a sunny day bt the place is just outstanding. Take some of the biggest beaches the corcovado and the rocks. Amazing. Totally recommend it Besides u can order a uber from the entrance since they have wifi
The station is in the middle of a neighborhood and is a bit oft and worn but the ride is pretty cool and they are well organized. You end your way through the trees with a stop in the middle to let the other car by and vendors are there to sell water and beer while you wait. The statue itself is amazing but that's another story. You may have a long wait in line and in a seating area for the ride back.