Corcovado Adventure Tours
From the train terminus and road, the observation deck at the foot of the statue is reached by 222 steps, or by elevators and escalators. Among the most popular year-round tourist attractions in Rio, the Corcovado railway, access roads, and statue platform are commonly crowded.
The most popular attraction of Corcovado Mountain is the statue and viewing platform at its peak, drawing over 300,000 local and international visitors per year. From the peak’s platform the panoramic view includes downtown Rio, Sugarloaf Mountain, the Lagoa (Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas), Copacabana Beach, Ipanema Beach, and several of Rio’s favelas.
An additional attraction of the mountain is rock climbing. The south face had 54 climbing routes as of 1992.
Information based on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corcovado