Christ the Redeemer Tours – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Christ the Redeemer
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Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Alto da Boa Vista, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
Hours : Mon-Sun 8:30am–7pm

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The statue of the Christ the Redeemer is located on the top of the Corcovado Mountain and it is the 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world. This Art Deco statue is 38m high and the span between its hands is 28 m. A small chapel is located at the base of the statue. Paul Landowski, a French sculptor, designed it and the message of this statue is that Christ loves us all. The construction of the site begun in 1927 and was inaugurated in 1931. The designer named Carlos Oswald was responsible for the final design.

There exists a Corcovado Railway that leads to the top of the Corcovado Mountain. The trip lasts approximately 20 minutes and the railway can take 360 passengers at once. The recommended time to visit Christ the Redeemer is in late afternoon or evening when all visitors can enjoy the lights of Rio De Janeiro.

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