Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


What can you expect:

Christ the Redeemer is the top attraction, and a must-do activity while in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, is 38 meters high (including 8 meters high pedestal), is located in the Alto da Boa Vista district of the city of Rio de Janeiro and was created between 1922 and 1931 by the sculptors, engineers and artists Paul Landowski , Heitor da Silva Costa, Albert Caquot and Gheorghe Leonida by making very creative use of the materials reinforced concrete and soapstone.

It’s located at Parque Nacional da Tijuca, 710 meter above the sea level, where anybody can appreciate one of the most beautiful views of the city. Over all 220 steps that lead to the famous statue feet, it was elected one of the Seven Wonders of the World made by formal voting in 2007 by the Swiss Institution New 7 Wonders Foundation. The monument is accessible by train, van or car.

Photographer: Matheus Bertelli


The prices include the train up, back down and the entrance to the Christ.

For adults (including students): R$61 at low season. R$74 at high season
(high season includes weekends and holidays all year round).

Children between 5 and 11: R$48 (low and high season)

Seniors more than 60 years: R$24 (low and high season)

Children under 4: free (low and high season)

Opening hours:

Monday8am – 7pm
Tuesday8am –7pm
Wednesday8am – 7pm
Thursday8am – 7pm
Friday8am – 7pm
Saturday8am – 7pm
Sunday8am – 7pm

The location:

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