Friday, October 27, 2006

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Pao de Acucar & Morro da Urca on 29 May 2005

The same mountain that I can see see it from my apartment. This is one of the tourist spots in Rio, so a must go place for a person like me to visit.

Here's some truth of Sugar Loaf
The Sugar Loaf Mountain Cablecar
Conceived in 1908, by Brazilian engineer Augusto Ferreira Ramos, and inaugurated on October 27th 1912, the Sugar Loaf Mountain cable car celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2002. As the first cable car to be installed in Brazil and the third in the world, it is one of the most important icons of tourism in Rio, and has become one of the city’s trademarks. Since it was inaugurated, the cable car has already transported more than 31 million tourists. During high season, daily attendance reaches three thousand people. Access is available on Avenida Pasteur, 520, at Urca. The ride is available from Sundays to Thursdays, from 8 am to 10 pm, and on Fridays and Saturdays, from 8 am to 8:30 pm. Information: +55 (21) 2546-8400.

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