Cristo Redentor

Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro


Christ the Redeemer is a huge statue of Jesus Christ in Rio De Janeiro. The statue is the symbol of Brazil, the most visited attraction of the country and one of the biggest emblems of Christianity.
Christ the Redeemer is a grey stone statue made in Art Deco style. The statue was constructed between 1922 and 1931. It is 30 metres high and has a pedestal which is 8 metres tall. The Christ’s statue is included in New Seven Wonders of the World.
There is a small chapel at the base of the statue, which was built in 2006. Tours and excursions to the statue are available every day.

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Open Hours:

  • Mon

    08:00 - 19:00

  • Tue

    08:00 - 19:00

  • Wed

    08:00 - 19:00

  • Thu

    08:00 - 19:00

  • Fri

    08:00 - 19:00

  • Sat

    08:00 - 19:00

  • Sun

    08:00 - 19:00

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  • jonna martikainen

    - 01 September 2018 -

    One of the new seven wonders of the world, and didn’t disappoint me. The train journey up is good fun, I highly recommend that instead of the mini vans. Great views from the top, you can see the whole city. It’s hard to get a good photo of the statue itself, since there are always loads of other tourist trying to do so. Make sure you go on a clear day, or there is absolutely no view at all.

  • Sarfraz Khan

    - 12 August 2018 -

    Wonderful views of the city from up here. A lot of the staff speak enough English to make it easy to get around. Getting to the top is tricky so make sure your taxi driver takes you as far as he can go (usually up to the official buses, that take you up to the actual statue). Don't get off early as the hill is ridiculously steep. Lovely souvenirs around here too.

  • Paul Stwamabele Ngomane Mdletshe

    - 05 August 2018 -

    It was in 2011 when i visited this place knowing Christ as the Savior brings joy in my life especially during hardship. The place with the symbol of Christ means a lot of the Christians of Brazil. Visit the place and experience the feeling for yourself you wont regret. Christ the Redeemer is a statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil that was built as a symbol of Brazilian Christianity. In 1850, the idea of building a religious monument was first suggested by a Catholic Priest. It wasn't until 1920 when a group petitioned for support to build a landmark statue that it became a reality.

  • Debi Slinger

    - 05 August 2018 -

    Yes we chose one of those few days to go to see a wonder of the world and the dog had set in. We’d seen it from a distance, we’d seen it flying in, we’d seen it from the favela. Alas not when we got there. As I was with a group we had a bus up to the top where you buy the tickets and find the most amazing gift shop I think I’ve ever see . From there you then take a special van to another section. Kiosk is here. Then elevator and escalators take you to the top. The best we could see was an outline of the arms. There is a small chapel underneath the statue that you can also visit for free. Overall I found the experience worthwhile even though I could t see much of the statue or of he great view.

  • mohrab2001

    - 05 August 2018 -

    The most iconic and magnetic sites in Rio! The statue is huge with wonderful views of the whole city. The statue sits right on the line dividing the city into north and south side. To your right will be the south side with the beaches and racing, to your left is the north side with the maracana stadium. If you are lucky, you will be there when there is a prayer service going on. A different experience regardless of how religious you are! Make sure you go there early enough to beat the crowd. It could get quite busy.

  • Abdullah Cörze

    - 15 July 2018 -

    One of the Seven wonders of the modern world! Recommend everyone who visits Rio de Janeiro to check it out! Lovely I was amazed at the statue as it is super tall! Crowded but it was worth it!

  • Zeeshan Ahmed Sheikh

    - 20 June 2018 -

    What a sight when you reach there. A beautiful sight and truely a wonder. Huge huge that can be seen from very far. It's blue just statue, it's the thing that made Rio de Janeiro famous. A must visit place before you die. See the engineering architect and feel blessed. Strongly recommend for those who Wants to see wonders. Happy journey

  • naveen raj

    - 13 June 2018 -

    The amazing view and the majestic Christ raising to the sky is an awe to cherish.. The surrounding view of the complete Rio de Janerio city is also breathtaking... Tickets are to be collected at the shopping centre down and you have to wait for the coupon number dedicated to you for the transport to the Christ Redeemer statue. The entire walk to the Christ statue is lined with souvenir shops which are quote affordable and a good collection too. Make sure you don't miss the bay view of the Rio city located nearby.

  • Tony Morais

    - 28 May 2018 -

    Visited twice.. A great place.. First the marvellous Christ the Redeemer statue.. It has been wonderfully sculpted and no wonder it's termed an engineering marvel too... Access is by road taking the tour vans that could cost 62rials.. Or by tram that cost the same. Reaching the top there is the escalator provided for reaching the statue.. A birds eye view of Rio de Janeiro and Copacabana beach could be seen from here. Better visit in the late morning as there could be possibility of cloud cover... Watching the sunset is awesome from the place.. The tram service is every half n hour... And there are restaurants and souvenir shops at the place... Be careful while at the entrance to the tram station local tourist guides sometimes try to cheat.. Better take the tram.. My personal opinion.. Food stalls are expensive so just go for watching the wonderful statue and beautiful Rio de Janeiro from the top..

  • Tomas Johansson

    - 12 May 2018 -

    Awesome place! Best views of Rio from up here but considering it's on a hill at 710 meters that's no surprise. It's been a while since I was here now back in 2003 with my friend Iza on our 2 1/2 month travel through South America but I still remember the stunning view from up here. And just in time to see the sunset as well! Truly an amazing experience that will stay with me forever. A must place to visit if you're in town!!!!! But I don't think anyone will considering it's one of the worlds most famous places.

  • Claudia Ormrod

    - 13 February 2018 -

    Beautiful views. I would go back any time

  • Rámona Mi

    - 04 December 2017 -

    Buy your tickets in advance to avoid the Q!

  • Padawan

    - 16 October 2017 -

    The view! Awnsome!!!

  • Claudia Ormrod

    - 22 August 2017 -

    Absolutely stunning views

  • Alexandre Graven

    - 18 July 2017 -

    Just amazing

  • Augusto Santos

    - 23 June 2017 -

    Usuybiiaiibvv bahauubnbiisussubvuav sksks

  • Ricardo Luciano

    - 20 February 2017 -

    Excellent views!!! Stay until sunset and go live with the free wi-fi!

  • Susanne W

    - 11 February 2017 -

    Went up by van (Roundtrip 30 real). Go before 11 - we didn't queue once (feb 2017)

  • Claudia Ormrod

    - 22 January 2017 -

    Amazing views. Beautiful and easy going people. Fantastic place to visit!

  • funky flavor

    - 14 September 2016 -

    This wonder of the world is a must if you go to Rio. Such a magnificent statue in a great view mountain.

Cristo Redentor tours

Corcovado Mountain, Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Day Tour

Take a panoramic city tour, travel to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain and visit the Christ the Redeemer statue on this full-day comprehensive tour of Rio's most famous landmarks. Reach the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado Mountain by cable car and by Van or cog train through the Tijuca...

Viator Exclusive: Early Access to Christ Redeemer Statue with Optional Sugar Loaf Mountain Tour

Be among the first visitors to gaze upon the Christ the Redeemer statue without the usual crowds on this early morning Rio de Janeiro tour — a Viator Exclusive that can't be booked anywhere else. Snap unobstructed photos of the breathtaking views from the top of Corcovado Mountain, and then take an...

Corcovado Mountain and Christ Redeemer Statue Half-Day Tour

Take an afternoon tour to Corcovado Mountain topped with the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. You'll travel through the Tijuca Rain Forest by cog train to Corcovado Mountain for breathtaking views of one of the world's most beautiful cities. This afternoon tour takes you to Rio's most famous...

Full Day Complete Tour of Rio de Janeiro

This is a complete day tour of the city of Rio de Janeiro covering its most well-known landmarks. You will be accompanied by a professional guide and have hotel pickup and drop-off included.

Rio de Janeiro Combo Tour: Santa Teresa, Corcovado Mountain and Santa Marta Favela

Visit some of Rio de Janeiro’s most famous attractions and discover the various sides to the city on this full-day tour with a local guide. Explore the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa, which you’ll reach by tram, and see landmarks like the 18th-century aqueduct and Selarón’s Staircase....

Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tour

What could be better than a sightseeing tour of Rio de Janeiro from the air? From the vantage point of a helicopter, you'll have unforgettable views of this beautiful city, nestled against a backdrop of granite peaks like Sugar Loaf Mountain rising from Guanabara Bay. On this 9-10 minute helicopter...

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