Cristo Rei

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michael c
Stockholm, Sweden1,069 contributions
Built by the Indonesians during their occupation apparently. Seen a few of these statues around the world. It does not get my attention..
Written 9 May 2022
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Nadya F
Kytín, Czech Republic9 contributions
Business
It was a nice morning walk and the way to spend Saturday morning for a weekend in the middle of a business trip. On Saturdays you can actually join WHO-organized walks from Dili to Cristo Rei and back. Has to be really early morning as even at 8 am in February it was quite hot.
Written 6 March 2020
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CKF
CT2,196 contributions
We took a 1/2 day tour of Dili and Cristo Rei was our final stop. This imposing statue overlooks the ocean and is reminiscent of Christ the Redeemer in Rio. You will need to climb stairs to get to the top, but you can take it at a leisurely pace and examine the Stations of the Cross engravings along the way. Also, the views out to the beaches on both sides are quite lovely: the busy, roadside beach on your left as you ascend, and the quieter beach on your right.

Certainly a well known landmark in Dili, and a must-see.
Written 2 March 2020
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Angela A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia71 contributions
When I heard about the number of steps I had to climb before I get to the top where the Christo Rei is, I was a bit discouraged but I challenged myself and went up the steps, I'm glad I did because the view from the top was great.
Please visit early in the morning or late afternoon because the sun can be punishing.
Good exercise and close to the beach.
Written 25 February 2020
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ldn2syd
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As a cruise stop its uneventful and not much to see around it, most people visit the statue which is quite challenging with young kids but nice views.
Cool off on the beach afterwards which is nice though a bit rocky with local street sellers available for food and drinks. Cab back is around $5 don't be
Written 17 February 2020
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MEDMaputo_Mozambique
Arlington, VA48 contributions
I did not climb the stairs to the top but plenty of people do! Bring a hat if you plan to. Beach is relatively clean.
Written 15 February 2020
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Agus S
Surabaya, Indonesia696 contributions
Cristo Rei is the second highest Jesus statue after Rio with 27m. hike in the morning to help yourself from a punishing Dili sun. but the sun behind the statue wont help you to snap a good photo, if thats the intention.

an interesting track to beach is available along the way. in a city where not much is happening, Cristo Rei should be the first and top priority to visit
Written 27 January 2020
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soraya n
Dili, East Timor8 contributions
Family
A great exercise place with the most beautiful view ever, either early morning or for the sunset..the view is a breathtaking..a must while in Dili.
Written 5 November 2019
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Marcodili
Dili, East Timor143 contributions
Great history in timor Leste, built during indonesian occupation to placate the population, good exercise to climb the stairs and the view is fantastic.
Do yourself a favour and come here and visit.
Written 5 November 2019
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Simon Lorenz
Hong Kong, China198 contributions
Friends
Would climb it in the late afternoon. Definitely worth the view on Dili and the reefs. Afterwards head to Beachside cafe
Written 28 October 2019
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