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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not far from Funchal is this view point with the Cristo Rei monument. The view is much more impressive than the monument. And there is an interesting legend about king Sebastiao that has to do with the place.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The statue is not really spectacular but you have a wonderful view at the sea very below you and along the coastline.And in the evening you might see an nice sunset.And..besides it there is a leleférico that takes you down to a restaurant at the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christiane P
Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Definitely a place to visit! Can even go on the cable car down to the beach, for a nice fresh drink!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Visit as part of private tour, amazing views and imposing statue. We were brought here by our tour guide, young charming Diogo. We took the cable car down to the volcanic beach and had a salad and a beer. Recommended. Book our driver he was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HPF130
Reviewed January 19, 2019

even though what we had were clouds in the sky and not a blue ocean. Amazing winding road down to the beach but you can get down using the cable car. We brought a picnic and the ocean was a glassy surface when we were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed January 16, 2019

We were lucky to have a lovely warm sunny day when we visited, the views are breathtaking and definitely worth a visit if you're in Madeira. There's also a nice little cafe nearby and a cable car if you want to go down to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MissChampers
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Great big Jesus statue by the cliff’s edge. It faces out to sea and it’s pretty close to the edge so it’s difficult to get a good picture from the front. The site has picturesque views of the coast and is worth the short, easy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stadiki
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

If you want a relaxing day away, head down to this beach. Dramatic sights, sounds of the waves, and great food await!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dannymak4
Reviewed September 11, 2018

The whole area with the breath taking views out to sea then you look down to the sea shore and the amazing winding road down - the Statue itself is so amazingly large when you are close to it I would imagine it was designed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 812foxy
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

This was just down from where we were staying and was very popular, it is just a wonderful sight overlooking the ocean. The closest I’ll get to Rio I guess! Nice cable car ride to the secluded bay too which has a lovely cafe serving...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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