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Address: Morro Solar, Lima, Peru

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Landmark in Lima

A short stop at the monument on the way to Paracas. It is a good location to view this nice statue as well as a clear view of Lima. Enjoyed the view and learned something about... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2016
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Burnaby, Canada
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Burnaby, Canada
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

A short stop at the monument on the way to Paracas. It is a good location to view this nice statue as well as a clear view of Lima. Enjoyed the view and learned something about the war between Peru and Chile.

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North East, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This is definitely worth grabbing a reputable taxi and paying the 30 soles (roundtrip from Lima) for. This statue is stunning and the placement on top of the Chorillo village makes it perfect for photos of the city and coastline. One of my favorite things to see in Lima

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Thank Droyer
Maleny, Australia
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495 reviews
293 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Is this a take off of Rio? It looks out over the ocean and the area of Miraflores.It certainly stands out as a landmark.

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Thank GEEOZ
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119 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We were wandering the streets on foot and stumbled upon this gem. Looks out of place and not huge but really quite excellent to be placed in the neighborhood it is looking out over the city towards the water, totally worth an expedition.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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920 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 735 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

There have been several negative reviews of this and I don't know why. They say Imitation is the sincerest form of Flattery' and I agree. This statue is one of the first landmarks I saw when I landed in Peru and Christ the Redeemer is planned to be one of the last things I see when I depart at the... More 

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Thank Albywon
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Good view of Miraflores and the Ocean. Interesting look at a shanty town as you go up. The statue itself isn't that impressive.

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Thank Andy C
Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2013 via mobile

A replica of Rio's 'Christ the Redeemer' but is nothing in comparison. Very feeble against the backdrop of a great coastline, lit up in neon... A poor choice. Also overshadowed by the giant cross further along the coast. Built in what is basically wasteland, unless the area is built up around the statue I think it's relatively pointless as a... More 

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Thank Ryan G
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2012

The statue is illuminated by night time with color changing neon lights. As a result, in seam everything less the Holy Christ..

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Thank Giovanni B
Phoenix, Arizona
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232 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2012

A nice view, but a common attraction in Lima. Some history behind it and how it was financed.

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Thank oldtravelinggolfer
Lima, Peru
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2012

Christ meets Las Vegas, in plastic and neon. I don't understand why anyone would ruin the landscape with such trash...

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