The Sugar Loaf

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The Sugar Loaf is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near the city of Rio de Janeiro that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

2.6 miles 1364 feet Loop

kid friendly



nature trips




wild flowers

Enjoy scenic panorama on the Cidade Maravilhosa (marvellous city) from the top of the world famous Sugar Loaf Sugar Loaf is the most famous peak in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is located at the mouth of Guanabara Bay and rises 396 metres (1,299 ft) above the harbor. In the 1979 James Bond movie, Moonraker, a famous fight between Jaws (played by Richard Kiel), 007 (Roger Moore) and the agent's ally, Dr. Holly Goodhead (Lois Chiles) was filmed on this cable car. This scene with fantastic background scenic views on Rio de Janeiro has contributed to the fame of the site.

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