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Corcovado Christ the Redeemer

Parque Nacional da Tijuca | Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330, Brazil
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Parque Nacional da Tijuca | Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

Christ the Redeemer, what a wonberful icon of Rio, world famous and rightly so. A magnificent tribute to the Catholic faith of Rio. Even more spectacular when you are standing in front of this spiritual representation then all the photo's you have seen over the...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Did this as part of a day trip and of course it's a very busy sight seeing destination but it was rather inspiring! It gigantic and sometimes hard to get a decent pic - will worth the visit though

Thank Nero_1529
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Visiting Christ the Redeemer involved getting a train up the mountain something I probably didn't expect. I was disappointed when we arrived at 11.00hrs to find that all of the trains were booked until 16.20hrs. Nevertheless we got our tickets & returned after spending the...More

Thank united01
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

It is my second time visiting. I recommend buying your Tkts before hand and book the first slots. It is extremely busy up there. But it is worth the hassle.

Thank MRDARCYLONDONUK
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Considered one of the world's greatest wonders, we felt we had to go. We are atheists but the history and significance is what is important. The views are spectacular and the location in the forest is great. We went in the morning as part of...More

Thank orchidist
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Tried to get here earlier in the week but there was too much cloud. Had an hours wait to get up but it's thoroughly worth while. The only downside is the minefield of people trying to take photos everywhere, including on the narrow steps. You...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 1 February 2016

You know what this is. Get there early. I went at nine on a Sunday morning and there were no queues, although already quite a few people. The train up is the way to get there: you get a look at some of the forest...More

Thank ProfZugzwang
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Christ the Redeemer will offer some of the most amazing views you will ever have in your life! We took the Cog train up here, which is the way to go, but I believe you can also take a bus or even hike up there...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Christ the Redeemer speaks for itself a stunning view and location. Only down side is the abundance of selfie sticks, which should have a worldwide ban! Getting to/from it on the other hand is a disorganised shambles. Taxi drivers refuse to take tourists to the...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Amazing place! Cristo is huge and fantastic!! Very nice experience! Every time I come to Brazil, I come to visit it. Worth it.

Thank angelica r
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Jill A
Hi. We are planning a visit to Rio next March/April. Does it make a big difference in crowds if you avoid Easter. We can either come middle March or Easter weekend. I am thinking the crowds will be crazy on Easter weekend but much less two weeks before - is that right? Thank you Jill
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Response from Le L | Reviewed this property |
I have no experience with visiting during Easter but what I can recommend is that you hire a private driver to ensure you arrive at the top by 8 am to buy the tickets at the counter. There were very few ppl when I arrived at... More
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Benji504
Hi! I'm hoping to hit both Corcovado and Sugarloaf in the same day (a long day, I know, but our time in Rio will be limited). Are there taxi stands at Corcovado or maybe near Pargue Lage that we could use to get to Praia Vermelha?
19 April 2017|
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Response from Clakrem | Reviewed this property |
In Rio we have Uber and other sites and also many taxis in the streets. It is possible to visit both in one day, but tou have to begin early in the morning because of the crowds only in the weekends and holidays.
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Heng Z
Hi, is there a safe place to store backpacks before taking the funicular to go up to the Christ the Redeemer statue?
26 February 2017|
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Response from garethseager | Reviewed this property |
I went in a group in a mini bus. We were able to attend the site and leave our belongings in the bus. I don't recall seeing any places around that would accomodate or store your belongings, but then again I wasn't really... More
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