Top Rio de Janeiro Statue Of Christ The Redeemer Tickets & Tours
Situated on the Corcovado Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, the Christ the Redeemer statue is an iconic symbol of Brazil's culture and history. The 30-metre tall statue stands tall, looking over the entire city and is one of the most beautiful and emblematic pieces of artwork in the entire world.
Spanning 92 feet tall and 98 feet wide, the statue was designed in the Art Deco style and weighs a whopping 635 tons. Built in 1931 to serve as a symbol of Brazilian Christianity, the statue has come to represent more than just a religious monument. It has become a cultural icon of both the region and the country.
The gorgeous structure has the appearance of a man standing with outstretched arms welcoming the world. It was created by sculptor Paul Landowski while the initial design was made by Heitor da Silva Costa. While many marvel at the remarkable physical feat it took to build this gravity-defying structure, they also admire its underlying spiritual symbol of love and peace.
Not only is it the most-visited tourist attraction in Brazil, but it is also considered to be one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Every year, the iconic monument attracts millions of visitors who travel to swaying Corcovado Mountain to admire the stunning statue in person.
The Christ the Redeemer statue is an ever-present reminder of the strength, beauty and faith of the Brazilian people. It embodies the country's religiosity, culture, history and beliefs, while also serving as a reminder for all of us to have a hopeful and open perspective of the world.
The Cristo Redentor statue at the top of Corcovado Mountain (710m / 2330ft) is certainly Brazil’s most famous landmark, located in the first sector of the Tijuca Forest National Park. Your 6-hour tour led by a local guide starts at Parque Lage, a park covered with Atlantic Rainforest, with a beautiful and imponent old mansion, and with many...Read more