Cristo Redentor On Corcovado

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  • Address: Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +55-2125581329
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, Landmark, View Point, Walking Area, Monument, Statue, Family And Kids, Nature

When you think of Brazil, Christ the redeemer is the first thing that comes to mind. The most identifiable structure in Brazil and South America for that matter, the enormous statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Mountain is something of a national landmark.

The location attracts three hundred thousand tourists on an annual basis and this is just a small indication of the significance of this iconic landmark. The top of the mountain is a natural granite dome which presents the best views of the entire city. One can see the favelas, the beaches and a bird’s eye view of the city, but it is recommended that one chooses a sunny day to visit Corcovado. Cloud covering can easily dampen a typical Rio day and hence one should certainly not try and visit here when there is a cloud cover.

The third largest statue of Christ and the largest art deco structure in the world, this eight meter tall statue was erected between 1926 and 1931. Constructed out of soapstone and concrete, Cristo Redentor is a symbol of the Christian influence in Brazil.

Probably the most popular attraction in Brazil, the place sees over three thousand tourists every year who come here to witness its ambience. It charges a certain amount of Cristo Redentor on Corcovado Ticket Prices to enter the place. The Cristo Redentor on Corcovado Tickets are available on the venue itself. It is best to visit early if you wish to Buy Tickets for Cristo Redentor on Corcovado without any hustle. There Cristo Redentor on Corcovado Tickets Costs varies for adults and children and gets even less you are going by hired car or taxi. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Rio De Janeiro Itinerary 5 Days.

  • Adults- R$ 46.00 , Children- R$ 23.00 (from 06 to 12 years old)
  • Pick out a day when there is minimal cloud cover. Just look up at the Corcovado from wherever you are in the city and check if there is haze.
  • The ticket price given is for the van or train that takes you to the top of the hill. If you take your own car or taxi the admission fee is reduced.

  • Best time to visit is morning.

  • Train ride to Corcovado leaves every half hour.

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  • Cristo Redentor On Corcovado Address: Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Cristo Redentor On Corcovado Contact Number: +55-2125581329
  • Cristo Redentor On Corcovado Timing: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Cristo Redentor On Corcovado Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Cristo Redentor On Corcovado(preferred time): 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cristo Redentor On Corcovado: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 87.08% of people who visit Rio De Janeiro include Cristo Redentor On Corcovado in their plan

  • 76.58% of people start their Cristo Redentor On Corcovado visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Cristo Redentor On Corcovado

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

91.3% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cristo Redentor On Corcovado

People normally club together Sugarloaf Mountain and Jardim Botanico while planning their visit to Cristo Redentor On Corcovado.

People also prefer to start their day with Cristo Redentor On Corcovado.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Incredible view of the city from here. We went around noon (by the time we got up there) and it was packed. Barely room to get around and take a good photo. With the height of the monument, though, getting a photo wasn't difficult. We took the tram up. It was around $65R a person. We wanted to hike, but we weren't sure exactly where the entrance of the trail was, so we played it safe. No regrets, but take some money just in case.

  • The day we visited it was cloudy, but persistence and/or faith let the clouds part just minutes before we left. An awesome view and monument, that is such an icon of the city. As a low budget traveling family we came to visit the Redeemer on a van tour of some city sights. Our guide helped us navigate the entrance and ticketing etc. There is a shuttle that takes everyone up the half km or so to the top area. We had planned to walk up on the trail from the Botanical Gardens below, but didn’t have the time to take that approach.

  • Amazing feat of engineering and a beautiful art Deco statue of Christ. Fantastic views over Rio. Make sure you get there for the 8.30am opening otherwise the tourist crowds come in their droves. Also pollution is better earlier on. Souvenir shop and bars were overpriced.

  • Absolutely the must see venue in Rio. Its the symbol of the city too. Was amazed at how huge the statue is besides the view of the harbour is breathtaking!! I did not take a tourist tour as there are many lower cost options to get there from Copacabana (Lido Square)

  • It's an amazing creation with human touch which makes Brazil well known around the globe. Upon climbing to the top where it's located tourists (including me) were not discouraged not seeing it clear though coz of the rain and fog. We waited standing for sometime for the weather to be friendly to us but to no avail. I myself was thankful at my age that I've had the chance to see it up lose.

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