The world-famous statue Cristo Redentor which means Christ Redeemer is the pride of Brazilians. Many people across the globe have been visiting breathtaking views of this statue.
The statue symbolized Christianity around the world, also become a cultural icon of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil, and was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
CONSTRUCTING SITE OF CRISTO REDENTOR
It was built between 1922 and 1931 at the peak of the 2,300 ft Coronado Mountain in Tijuca National Park overview of Rio de Janeiro’s entire city.
The statue itself has a weight of 635 metric tons with a height of 90 ft tall.
The French sculptor Paul Landowski’s statue is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world.