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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 yesterday

There are few places on earth that captures the moment with its beauty and this is definately on that list!

Thank Johan P
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must see. Go early before the crowds. Don't pre book in case you can't see anything which happens regularly.

Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 3 days ago

A visit to this spectacular icon is an absolute must for any visitor to Rio, enjoy the views and it's history.

Thank biglizzie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well it really is just like all those pictyres we have seen of Christo, really a magnificent sight and the view of the surrounding country stupendous. We ascended the mountain by trolley car an escalator to take all the pain out of the trip. So...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 days ago

It´s a must-see atraction. One of the most important symbol of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil. You can go there by train (Cosme Velho neighbor) or by van (official vans at Largo do Machado - subway station). You must be careful about people using fake...More

Thank Wackans
Reviewed 3 days ago

Before going, I was quite worried about getting to the statue. Many of the posts I had read talked about enormous crowds and difficulty getting up to the statue itself. I believe that those had been a bit outdated. The taxi easily took me up...More

Thank Spock3
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To truly appreciate Rio de Janeiro's geographical blessings one must visit the famous Christ the Redeemer statue on the top of Corcovado Mountain. The view of Rio's many bays,beaches, mountains and hills from far above was to me quite surreal almost like a giant postcard...More

Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 3 days ago

Imagine you're climbing to the top of a traffic cone. It starts off nice and wide and then it's really tiny at the top - that's what it's like to get to the top of Corocvado to get to Christ Statue. Go first thing in...More

Thank Chow_mom
Reviewed 3 days ago

1- # 1 attraction you must see in Rio 2-It will take almost 1 full day to wait for the train to go to top, so either buy the ticket in advance or plan to do something else between buying the ticket and getting on...More

Thank Ibo1980
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived in Rio on a clear day and headed straight to this icon in an Uber, thinking that it would be quicker and easier, only to realise that it stopped at the Paineiras car park that is 2km from the top and that we...More

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Jill A
May 21, 2017|
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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
April 18, 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
February 26, 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