Open Hours: Cable car: Daily 8a-7:50p; Trail by Pista Claudio Coutinho: Daily 6a-6p
Morro da Urca is the first hill of the Sugar Loaf. While the top (215 meters high) offers a marvelous view of the area, the ... More
Morro da Urca
Morro da Urca is the first hill of the Sugar Loaf. While the top (215 meters high) offers a marvelous view of the area, the base is also a good place to hike. Often, experienced, skilled mountain climbers are found scaling the face of the hill, but there are also nice hiking trails for your everyday hiker. These trails usually start from the left side of the Praia Vermelha sidewalk near the pedestrian zone "Pista Claudio Coutinho", between the mountain and the ocean.
Folk art is one of Brazil's strongest traditions, and there is no better place in the city to appreciate it
than this unique museum located in the Catete area. Here you will find art from all over the country: ...
The great city views, the cobbled streets and the smattering of good museums such as Museu da Chácara do Ceu
and Convento de Santa Teresa, make this neighborhood a great place to visit. The best way to climb the ...
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 ...