Christ the Redeemer

Local nameCristo Redentor
LocationSanta Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Christ the Redeemer is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, created by French sculptor Paul Landowski and built by Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa, in collaboration with French engineer Albert Caquot. Romanian sculptor Gheorghe Leonida fashioned the face. Constructed between 1922 and 1931, the statue is 30 metres high, excluding its 8-metre pedestal. The arms stretch 28 metres wide. It is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone.The statue weighs 635 metric tons, and is located at the peak of the 700-metre Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca National Park overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro. A symbol of Christianity around the world, the statue has also become a cultural icon of both Rio de Janeiro and Brazil and was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

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Christ the Redeemer Official Cog Train Ticket from 17 USD

Opening hours

Trains operate daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. every half an hour.


Coq train to Christ the Redeemer:
Adult - Low Season: R$ 67,00
Adult - High Season: R$ 82.00
Children (5-11 years) - Both seasons: R$ 52.00
Elderly (over 60 years resident in Brazil): R$ 26.00

Please, check the official website for more information.

More information and contact


Official website

Cog Train Website

Address Parque Nacional da Tijuca - Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil

Coordinates -22°57'6.902" N -43°12'37.651" E

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