One of the most famous land marks in all of South America, the Christ Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, which located at the peak of the 2300 foot high Cocovado Mountain and over looks all of Rio de Janeiro. The Christ Redeemer is considered the second largest Art Deco statue in the world, standing 130 feet tall. The statue was originally constructed between 1922 and 1931 and is now one of the largest tourist attractions in all of Brazil.
The postcard from Rio de Janeiro 38 meters, had its cornerstone was laid in 1922 and its opening on October 12, 1931
Christ the Redeemer, symbol of the city of Rio de Janeiro, was elected as one of the New 7 Wonders of the Modern World, in voting conducted through the Internet and mobile messages, organized by the New 7 Wonders Foundation in Switzerland, among 21 participants of monuments the entire planet.
And the choice was well deserved. From its 38 meters - and 710 meters from the Morro do Corcovado - Christ is the image of faith and sympathy of the people of Rio and complete in 2007, 76 years. Since 2000, when it received new lighting, the monument and its accesses are undergoing a revitalization process. The highlight was the inauguration of mechanized access in 2002, with panoramic elevators and escalators. So, you no longer need to face the 220 steps leading to the statue's feet.
The Statue of Christ now has three panoramic elevators, each with a capacity for 14 people. Access is through an area that serves both those who arrive by car and those who arrive at the train platform of the railroad of the Corcovado. It was also built metal walkways, supported by another structure, approximately four feet wide and four escalators, with traffic capacity of 9,000 people per hour. The tour starts there, for the tower, 31 meters tall, will uncover the first view of the city. To finally get the statue, four escalators were installed.
And even before reaching the Christ, visitors can learn about the history of the postcard. Cosme Velho station, completely renovated and turned into an atmosphere of leisure and entertainment modern and comfortable. A new pier was built, besides tourist stores, VIP rooms and an auditorium. The highlight is the Cultural Center, where the entire rich history of the Railroad and the Monument.
Hours of Operation
from 8:30 to 19:00, leaving every half hour. Monday to Sunday.
* Subject to change without notice.
about 20 minutes.
Price of Passage
Price List | Price Table | List Precios
Adults | Adults | Adults
R $ 36.00
Children (6-12 years) | Children (6-12) | Niños (6-12 años)
Below 6 years | Under 6 | Under 6 años
Free | Free | Gratis
Elderly / Special Needs
From 60 years - 50% discount on presentation of original identification card. Law 10741-03.
With special needs - 50% discount on presentation of special card Riocard, Valley Social Pass Federal CRAS or medical report issued by a public health. Law 4240/03.
American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Visa Electron
360 passengers per hour
Speed of ascent
15 km / h
Speed of descent
12 km / h
machine + car = 36.8 t
Address: Rua Cosme Velho 513, Rio de Janeiro Cosme Velho
Subway - Get off at station Largo do Machado
Bus - Lines 422 and 498 (loading direction in the square 15 south), down in front of St. Jude Church.
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Map of Christ RedeemerAddress: Estr. de Ferro Corcovado - Cosme Velho Rio de Janeiro - RJ
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