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There is a great view of Cusco from the monument

A cool little piece history, with a great view of the city. The monument sits on a promontory above the city, and there are often vendors selling tourist trinkets around, and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Gainesville, Florida
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Edmonton, Canada
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332 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Looks better at a distance. There's not a lot to this attraction. Giant statue of Jesus. This is however a spectacular viewpoint overlooking Cusco. Great spot for a panoramic picture of the city and the mountains behind.

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A cool little piece history, with a great view of the city. The monument sits on a promontory above the city, and there are often vendors selling tourist trinkets around, and the site can be reached by foot from the city (a pretty good 45 minute hike), or by taxi (a ten minute drive). If you are spending any acclimation... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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133 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This statue sits high on a hill behind the Monasterio Hotel. Our guide told us it was a gift from non-Christian groups in the City of Cusco. It is much smaller than the Christ Statue in Rio but still beautiful.

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Thank Sea Ya' I
Sandy, Utah, USA
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see while in Cusco. I would not recommend hiking to it. Easy to take a taxi. But make sure your taxi is round trip. Hard to find a taxi up there. The view of Cusco City is AWESOME!

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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you land in Cusco with that altitude buzz in your head, grab a few glasses of warm water with coca leaves and start walking slowly up the stairs to meet christ on the hill. The 6-8 km will test your cardiopulmonary fitness and get you prepared for your expedition!

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San Jose, California
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While this is a notable statue of the Cusco area, it seems less impressive up close than from a distance. I would say that, if you are taking a ride on the Panoramic Tourist Bus, as we did, and you visit this statue as one of the many "drive-bys", then it is Ok to get out and take a close... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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204 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you get a chance, go to the top of the mountain and enjoy the statute and view from the base of the statute.

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Karratha, Australia
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207 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

You can find these statues in almost every major town, they have a very long and interesting history on the changes to their religious practices. Well worth the visit

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Cedar Grove, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

History lessen. The statue was a gift given to the town of Cusco by Palestinians who had found refuge there.

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Columbia,IL
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639 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We enjoyed the site. It is very busy so do not expect quite time here unless you come very early or late in the day. The view is exciting. You can get many nice images from the site.

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