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Arquidiocese de São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro

Christ the Redeemer

(Cristo Redentor)
Monument / Landmark, Outdoor Sculpture, and Historic Site
Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro
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  • Goin G.
    Goin Global365May 20, 2016
    Amazing view even on a cloudy day.
  • Alessandro O.
    Alessandro OnidaDecember 15, 2014
    Wonderful view and place
  • Sabrina B.
    Sabrina BMarch 17, 2014
    There's a shrine underneath Jesus around the back. Don't do what I did, walk in noisily, take pictures, realise where I was and crip walk out.
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    After taking in the views, check out the little chapel behind the statue before heading back down to earth. - Green Guide Editor
  • Catia B.
    Catia BegniAugust 28, 2011
    The best place in the World
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  • Investments O.
    Investments On The beachJanuary 24, 2013
    It is one thing to see the Christ statue on tv and think how amazing it is but to actually be there and see it in person takes your breath away.
  • Eduardo R.
    Eduardo Ribeiro TIMBETASeptember 18, 2013
    "Rosto do Cristo"
  • Arturo P.
    Arturo ParralesJanuary 23, 2014
    A definitely must on your trip to Rio! Can get pretty crowded though, so don't expect an easy selfie-shot with the Christ without getting photobombed.
  • Claudia O.
    Claudia OrmrodJanuary 22
    Amazing views. Beautiful and easy going people. Fantastic place to visit!
  • Cha C.
    Cha CasanovaSeptember 9, 2015
    Very full, take the train to go up
  • Jose Artur A.
    Jose Artur AlbuquerqueOctober 3, 2011
    7 Wonders of the World
  • Eduardo G.
    Eduardo GordonFebruary 16, 2015
    The mini buses outside the ticket office can actually help you out by getting to the top faster. Price is higher though.
  • NUCRO B.
    NUCRO BLACKNovember 15, 2012
    my first priority.goin to rio,sunbath on the beach Copacabana and than see the unique view of Rİo and feel the peace;)
  • James E.
    James ElyAugust 3, 2012
    Amazing. Simply breath taking!
  • Barrett L.
    Barrett LaneAugust 25, 2011
    Overrated, but make sure you go on a sunny, cloudless day.
    Upvoted Mar 16
  • Susanne W.
    Susanne WFebruary 11
    Went up by van (Roundtrip 30 real). Go before 11 - we didn't queue once (feb 2017)
  • John M.
    John MannAugust 4, 2012
    Very Nice, Praise be to Lord Jesus
  • Ana P.
    Ana PereiraMarch 6, 2015
    Just amazing....perfect view! It's always crowded but worth it.
  • Alex H.
    Alex HayAugust 12, 2014
    Highly recommend hiking up from Parque Lage. Takes about an hour and a half and isn't easy going but it's a great feeling when you get up there! You can buy your entry ticket at the turnstile up top.
  • Gato M.
    Gato MongeJuly 14, 2013
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  • Rafaela R.
    Rafaela RonconiJune 1, 2013
    Amazing view!
  • Veronica M.
    Veronica MarquesFebruary 18, 2013
  • Moe H.
    Moe HarbNovember 11, 2012
    The best place to be !!
  • Danielly M.
    You must go around 4:30 to see both lights: SUN and then the artificial one from GE
  • Bob S.
    Bob SolisMay 23, 2013
    One of the two best views but its better to go at night
  • Mouse Digital
    Mouse DigitalApril 7, 2011
    If you ever visit Rio you must make the effort to climb the mountain and see Christ the Redeemer. The view is incredible!
  • Emilio B.
    Emilio BorelAugust 15, 2014
    If you wanna come up there, first you gotta take the train down at Corcovado's Station. Adults pay 50.00 BRL (includes round trip ticket and admission to Christ the Redeemer monument).
  • Alice R.
    Alice RandallMarch 13, 2014
    Beautiful views but people turn into animals at the top trying to get a decent shot of the Christ.
  • James M.
    James MerrillApril 17, 2013
    There is no wifi that I could find.
  • Jakai C.
    Jakai CelestineMarch 16, 2013
    Ride in the Mercedes Benz trucks!!
  • sambalatte t.
    If you visit Rio is a must place to go. @Olympics @olympics2016 @riodejaneiro @todayshow @ktnv @nbc
  • Felipe V.
    Felipe VenetiglioFebruary 2, 2011
    Views from Corcovado are amazing, but few visitors know that you can also hike all the way up there from Parque Lage. Do it, it's unforgettable (and much cheaper than taking the train or cabs).
  • Rodrigo O.
    Rodrigo OlivaresNovember 12, 2011
    The best poctures are taken in the morning! Because the Sun
  • Ozimar P.
    Ozimar PereiraFebruary 1, 2013
    One of the best views in the world
  • mark c.
    mark cDecember 4, 2012
    Beautiful view of the city and of the statue. Arrive as early as possible to avoid the herds of people (8am)
  • Delano C.
    Delano CastroJanuary 13, 2012
    Go very early to avoid the crowd!
  • Jucylene D.
    Jucylene DiasOctober 18, 2012
  • Roanne C.
    Roanne CastillovalleSeptember 7, 2014
    You will never see anything like this!! This monument is by far theeee most amazing thing you will ever see!
  • Jack F.
    Jack FanDecember 11, 2010
    Be sure to block out 3-4 hours for this trip. Costs $55 R for tram/bus/entrance.
  • Jaye J.
    Jaye JacksonFebruary 6, 2013
    A panoramic view of Christ the Redeemer at the top of Corcovado Mountain,
  • Simone R.
    Simone RodriguesApril 4, 2016
    the place is one of the most beautiful in the world, but be careful with your belongings!!
  • JulienF
    JulienFMarch 17, 2012
    Amazing place !!!
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroOctober 14, 2011
    The largest art deco statue in the world and the 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world!
  • Emilio B.
    Emilio BorelAugust 15, 2014
    Children aged 6-12 pay half the adult fare and under 5 get in for free. Try and arrive as early as possible so as to avoid big crowds and get the best shots at the top. The view up there is amazing!
  • Celeste M.
    Celeste MacielOctober 29, 2011
    The views are mind blowing.. breathtaking!!! don't miss that...
  • The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
    Thank you for supporting The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign! Did you know that Cristo is considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world and took 9 years, from 1992 to 1931, to construct?
  • Sabrina B.
    Sabrina BMarch 17, 2014
    Purchase your tickets online 24 hours in advance so you don't have to wait hours until the next train up. Just before sunset is the best time to be going up.
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    LufthansaDecember 23, 2014
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  • Melania S.
    Melania SpagnoliAugust 11, 2014
    Astonishing view of the city! Just avoid going when it's cloudy
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