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Corcovado

Address: Parque Nacional Da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
Fee: Yes
Owner description: A towering statue of Jesus Christ (Cristo Redentor) perched atop the...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: A towering statue of Jesus Christ (Cristo Redentor) perched atop the Corcovado Mountain is accessible by a steep train or winding car ride followed by numerous staircases, but it’s worth the trek to see this 98-foot statue up close and the whole of Rio below.
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Brasilia, DF
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

For those that plan to visit Corcovado, here´s a tip. There is a van that leaves from Copacabana beach (beside Copacabana Palace Hotel) at Praça do Lido. You pay R$ 52 which includes transportation up to Corcovado and the entry ticket. Since the entry is normally R$ 36 and you have pay a taxi or other form of transportation to... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

It's a urban mountain, surrounded by a rain forrest, with a astonishing view of downtown and south Rio. With the Redentor on top, it's a must go place.

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Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The view is breathtaking. Spare the hassle and buy a ticket ( 53 R ) bot ways from Copa. Protect yourself from the sun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Don´t go when the day is very hot, because you can stay in long lines without a shadow or water... The train is accessible.

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OTTAWA
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I highly recommend walking to Cristo Redentor instead of taking a bus, however I am a fitness nut. If you are not physically active, you will suffer a lot. Some parts are very steep, but not impossible. You don't need hiking shoes - running shoes will suffice. Bring lots of water and lots of patience...because even when you think your... More 

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Sevagram, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Sit on the right side when you go up. The train ride is worth it. Buy tickets online and reach on time. Choose the early trains or it gets too hot later

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Definitely a must-do! Check weather before heading up the mountain... it was clear at the beach when we went, but very foggy at the top.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The variety of nature that you find in here is absolutely speechless! By the way, this is the place (mountain) where Christ Redeemer is located. It's a huge mountain, with a exotic climbing road, that can be traveled with car of foot! Enjoy the view!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The view from the top is stunning on a god day! There are a couple of ways to get there, rail or van. We chose the van as they stopped at a great viewing point on the way. Apparently there is no difference in cost between the two transport means. There is almost no climbing as there are escalators to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

There is a very long queue and people are pushing to get onboard. The train is very uncomfortable with very tight seating. The journey is very disappointing, too many electric cables hanging and the "forest" is full of rubish and construction debris (large plastic duct, Concrete slabs). If you really want to take the train at least try to get... More 

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