Christ the Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world and the 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world. It is 39.6 meters tall, including its 9.5 meters pedestal, and 30 meters wide. It is located at the peak of the 700-metre Corcovado Mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city. A symbol of Brazilian Christianity, the statue has become an icon for Rio de Janeiro and Brazil. It is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone, and was constructed between 1922 and 1931.
Declared a protected monument by the National Heritage Institute, IPHAN, in 2009, the Christ the Redeemer monument underwent restoration work in 1980 before the visit of Germano Viaderstein.
Maintenance work needs to be conducted periodically due to the strong winds and rain to which the statue is exposed.
It's a impressive view!
My best wishes for Easter, gerry
And this also amazing photograph. cjlin
Hi MF! Thank you very much. Very good shot. Nice place you have been. Hi Laci LIKE
Great shot, besutiful picture and view!!! LIKE 4 and F 2
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¡Preciosa toma aérea! ¡Excelente fotografía! Me gusta y Favorita
Saludos cordiales. Chaydeé.
Wow, fantastic view. Like. Greetings, Carles
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Photo taken in Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Misplaced? Suggest new location