=

Corcovado Christ the Redeemer

vs

Sugar Loaf Mountain

Both Corcovado Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain are highly recommended by writers. On balance, Sugar Loaf Mountain scores significantly higher than Corcovado Christ the Redeemer. Sugar Loaf Mountain comes in at 97 with accolades from 7 sources such as Frommer's, Lonely Planet and Afar Magazine.

Both Corcovado Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain are highly recommended by writers. On balance, Sugar Loaf Mountain scores significantly higher than Corcovado Christ the Redeemer. Sugar Loaf Mountain comes in at 97 with accolades from 7 sources such as Frommer's, Lonely Planet and Afar Magazine.

tripexpert score
92
#2 in Rio de Janeiro
location

Floresta da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

endorsements
  • 6 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    In reality, Rio is deeper than its beautiful looks; it is a state of mind. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    Rio's equivalent of the Statue of Liberty, this 125-foot-high statue of Christ has an arm-span of more than 90 feet.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Rio's iconic Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue stands arms outstretched atop 690-meter-high (2,300-foot-high) Corcovado Mountain. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The Corcovado was recently chosen as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The Corvocado, a 710m-high granite peak situated in the Parque Nacional da Tijuca, is a site not to be missed... the Cristo Redentor is at the top. Full Review →

  • Read all reviews →

97
#1 in Rio de Janeiro

Av. Pasteur, 520, Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-240

  • 7 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    You must go to Sugarloaf Mountain. It has beautiful views of the entire city. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    On sunny, clear days, the cable car ride up to 700-foot Morro da Urca and then on to the taller, 1,300-foot Pão de Açucar is a classic Rio experience.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The indigenous Tupi people originally called the soaring 396-meter (1,300-foot) granite block at the mouth of Baía de Guanabara pau-nh-acugua (high, pointed peak). Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Along with samba, beaches, and beautiful women, the Sugarloaf remains one of the original and enduring Rio attractions. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Sugarloaf Mountain, the rocky peak named after the shape of its outline... affords an uninterrupted view over Rio. Full Review →

  • Read all reviews →
Book Now on Booking.com
BEST RATE GUARANTEED

or use your email address:

Register Login

Already have an account?

Log in →
Forgot password?

Don't have an account yet?

Register →