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Sugar Loaf Mountain

Sugarloaf Mountain (Pão de Açúcar) is a peak situated in at the mouth of Guanabara Bay on a peninsula that sticks out into the Atlantic Ocean.  The mountain is 396 meters (1,299 ft) above the harbor,  the name comes from the notion that it resembles the shape a sugary loaf, which is popular breakfast food in Brazil. The sugar loaf  is known worldwide for its cableway and stunning panoramic views of the city.
How to get there:  If you are staying in  Zona Sul the best way is to take taxi to to sugar loaf.  The best time to come is early in the morning when the gates open.


Christ the Redeemer

Corcovado  is a mountain located in the Tijuca Forest, a national park. t is known worldwide for the 38-metre (125 ft) statue of Jesus atop its peak, entitled Cristo Redentor or "Christ the Redeemer".  Corcovado hill lies just west of the city center but is wholly within the city limits and visible from great distances.   
To get there you can either go by car, bus or  travel through the Tijuca Rain Forest by train.    
A visit to Corcovado will give you a unique experience with a  breathtaking view of Rio de Janeiro


Maracanã is one of the most famous soccer stadiums in the world. The facilities are owned by the state of Rio de Janeiro, but Maracana has  grown to become the regular home of Flamengo and Fluminense. Other Rio clubs such as Botafogo and Vasco da Gama occasionally use the stadium for high-profile matches.
Maracanã is located toward the east of Rio de Janeiro, about 5 kilometres from downtown Rio. It lies about 12 kilometres north of the Copacabana and Ipanema beach areas.

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