Highlights near Rio de Janeiro

Stairway to heaven

While in Rio you must go to Sugarloaf Mountain. It has beautiful views of the entire city. I went on a day that was misty and cloudy and was a little disappointed that I couldn't see the Christ the Redeemer statue from the mountain, but soon the wind started to blow and the clouds started to move and the statue stood among the clouds. It was beautiful and I ended up being happy it wasn't a crystal clear day.

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A totally different setting than all the other photos you see of this scene, but equally magnificant!!

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Sugarloaf Mountain

Avenida Pasteur
520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brasil
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