Christ the Redeemer is a biggest Jesus Christ statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The statue has also become a national icon of each Rio de Janeiro and Brazil. It also listed as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
The Jesus Christ is 30 meters tall, as well as its 8-metre pedestal, and its arms expand 28 meters wide. Made by French sculptor Paul Landowski and developed by the Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa, in cooperation with the French engineer Albert Caquot. Romanian artist Gheorghe Leonida designed the face.
The statue located at the 700-metre above the sea level in Corcovado mountain, Tijuca Forest National Park, Rio. Christ the Redeemer is a symbol of Christianity all around the world.
The park features 3,953 acres of unique beauty that contrasts the green of the forest with the high rocky areas and with sea water. Place of abundant flora and fauna, it is the ideal place for special tracking and leisure. Through them, the attractiveness of the robust nature can be looked closely.
Arrived at Christ the Redeemer
By Cog Train
The cog train to Christ the Redeemer departs from Corcovado Station on between 8am and 8pm. Originally used to as a transport of the statue. The cog train now carries up to 173 people at a time. The train reaches at the top of Corcovado Mountain through the world’s largest urban forest, Tijuca National Park.
The cog train ticket cost R$46.00, which includes a round trip plus admission to Christ the Redeemer. You can either be purchased at the station ticket booth, via the Corcovado Train website.
You can arrive at Christ Redeemer in a passenger van, which will take you most of the way up the mountain. The cost of the transportation-admission combo is the same as the train, but does not involve the lengthy wait, and is therefore often the preferred choice.
For energetic tourists trying to get a more challenging way to visit Christ the Redeemer, there are several alternatives of hiking trails that go via Tijuca National Park and lead up to the statue. The main pathway begins in the beautiful Parque Lage in the Botanical Gardens and goes on through the national park for two hours, next the rails of the Corcovado Tramway for the last half hour. Going up the may be challenging, but it’s certainly fulfilling, for it provides amazing landscapes with exotic vegetation, falls and creatures, such as the lovely Capuchin apes. There are also climbing routes for the more amazing.
Taxis can be use to go on the mountain. When you are enjoying the sight scene of statue, you can tell taxi driver to wait for you for returning to your hotel or other destination of choice. A flat rate can be flexible, and prices commonly depend on the starting point.
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