Rio de Janeiro guide

Sugarloaf Mountain

Popular mountain of Rio . Its elevation is 396 m. You can go to the top by the cable cars and watch the panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro.

The name Sugarloaf was given in the 16th century by the Portuguese who were trading the sugar cane in Brazil. The blocks of sugar were placed in conical molds. Because of the form of the peak , "sugarloaf" name started to be used.

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Location of the Sugarloaf Mountain on the map.

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