7 Things about Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio De Janeiro

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Source: David Berkowitz

1. A Landmark of Rio de Janeiro

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2. Origin of the Name

Source: Randal Schwartz

There are many variations associated with the origin of the name of the Sugarloaf Mountain. According to history during the sixteenth and seventeenth century, there was a peak of sugarcane cycle in Brazil. Sugar was transported to various parts in Europe. During the process, lumps of boiled and reduced sugar cane juice were filled in cone-shaped molds known as ‘sugarloaves’ which resembles this famous mountain.

3. Hollywood Star

Source: Phil Whitehouse

4. Neighboring Mountains

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5. Rock Climbing

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6. Guanabara Bay

Source: Rodrigo Soldon

7. Cable Car Ride

Source: Phil Whitehouse

Brazil is known for its stunning landscape and dynamic environment. Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro is the perfect historic landmark. People from all over the world visit this beautiful place every year and it continues to be one of the most explored places in Brazil.

Have a good trip and travel!

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Brazil, South and Central America, State of Rio de Janeiro