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Cristo Rei Statue

Avenida Cristo Rei 27A, Lisbon 2800-056, Portugal (Baixa)
21 275 1000
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Ranked #19 of 217 attractions in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Worth the effort and time for the unique view across the Tagus to downtown Lisbon and the 25 April bridge. Bus 101 the quickest, but the quayside and elevator route looks the more interesting. Suggest combine Cristo Rei with exploring the ships in dry dock at Cacilhas. Garry

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

re-visiting a site can be fraught with disappointments for many reasons. When we returned to Cristo Rei statue we found it better than before. The site now has monuments and the signage has improved. There is now a sculpture of Mary and the pathways are more defined. The best thing about the visit was that , with friends we discovered... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Definitely worth every penny,abit far to get to via Ferry and bus but highly recommended when visiting Lisbon.

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Winsford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

We took the ferry from Cais do Sodre terminal, costing about 5euro return, crossed the river in about 10 minutes, jumped on the 101 bus, 2euro return, paid 5euro to go to the top and it was worth every penny! The views were absolutely amazing, you can see the whole city and beyond. If visiting Lisbon, you must visit Cristo... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great story behind why this monument was erected. Much larger in person. We didn't go up but we did pass by. If you have the time they view would be incredible!

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I was at a loose end for an afternoon and decided to take the ferry from Lisbon's Cais do Sodre ferry terminal to Cacilhas on the opposite bank of the Tagus. From there, rather than take public transport, I decided to walk up to the statue. I see someone wrote that it took them about 30 minutes to do the... More

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Across the Tejon river is the Cristo Rei statue, an exact duplicate of the Christ the Redeemer statue of Rio de Janerio. A short trip here is certainly worth a stop, especially if the weather is nice. From the park you get commanding views of the 25th of April Bridge and Lisbon itself. You can visit the top of the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A visit here requires planning and may not be worth the effort. Yes, the views are spectacular but not more than from the ferry which takes one back to Lisbon from Cacilhas. Something to do for those who have done evertything else.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Amazing views back to Lisbon. Easy to get to as the bus terminates there from the ferry. It was very windy the day I was there and at 35 floors up you certainly felt it. There was also a wee chapel at the tp as well, for those in need

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Orkelljunga, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Fantastic statue close to one of the bridges connecting Lisbon with the south over the river Tagus. When the lights go on in the night its beautiful.

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