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Morro da Urca

Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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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 6 days ago via mobile

This hill is right before Sugarloaf & if you go up with the cable car, basically the "middle station." The nice part is that you can hike up the Morro de Urca, it's steep with lots of stairs but I quite like it. I went...More

Thank Marlinesk
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Morro da Urca en route to Sugarloaf Mountain. The views are spectacular in all directions, and there are a few shops and cafes to pass away the time.

Thank andyh67186334
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another must do attraction when you visit Rio. First is the Pao de Asucar and then the cable car continues to this wonderful place which is the highest point of the two mountains. Views are without saying breathtaking. There is also a little museum to...More

Thank ViajeroRegio71
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular view of the city. Very pleasant place to stay, have lunch and see Rio de Janeiro from the top

Thank Christian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice view Amazing atmosphere and enjoying feeling so grateful to be there Even I been Carioca, it' a spot

Thank MRostheuser
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice trip with a excelent view! It's good to be prepared to stand in line, but it's worth the effort.

Thank Mars-yo_08-12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Goiong to Morro da Urca using the "bondinho" is a thrilling experience. Arriving there we can enjoy a nice and detailed view of the city.

Thank viviana960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the easiest hike in Rio, and one of the most beautiful. You take a 30 minutes of a very easy hike to the top of Morro da Urca and get a breathtaking view. If you go early, you can return through the trail...More

Thank Alexander J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Morro da Urca on the cable car trip up to Sugarloaf. You take a car from the bottom up to Urca and get out, then get on another car up to Sugarloaf. I definitely recommend taking time to walk around the platform...More

Thank Foodie8621
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On your way to the sugar loaf, spend some to enjoying the views from the Morro as well. You stop there automatically so take your time and enjoy!

Thank Virginie L
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
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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Tamara L
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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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