Pao de Acucar or Sugar Loaf Mountain is one of Rio's most famous landmarks. It is the best place to gain a dramatic ... More
Pao de Acucar
Pao de Acucar or Sugar Loaf Mountain is one of Rio's most famous landmarks. It is the best place to gain a dramatic perspective on how mountains and sea confront each other to create the natural beauty of the "Cidade Maravilhosa" (Marvelous City), as the city is known. Catch the thrilling funicular ride up the hill and float above Leme. The top commands a glorious view of Guanabara Bay with Botafogo beach to the north and Copacabana to the south, and the wild landscape of Rio proper in between. Be sure to check out the old open air cable car on display that was used in the '30s.
Visible in the distance from the top of the Corcovado and the whole Parque do Flamengo , it was the
longest bridge of its type in the world when it was finished in 1974. If you have a car, ...
One of the few surviving landmarks from the colonial era, this aqueduct was finished in 1750. At one time it
carried water down from the Rio Carioca, it now serves as a viaduct to the wonderful Bondinho de Santa ...
The Orla Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, near Ipanema, is ideally positioned between two main beaches. The hotel s
excellent location and scenic views make the Orla Copacabana a popular choice for Rio travelers. The Orla Copacabana offers ...