Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

Christ the Redeemer (Portuguese: Cristo Redentor, standard Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈkɾistu ʁedẽˈtoʁ], local pronunciation: [ˈkɾiɕtŭ̥ xe̞dẽˈtoɦ]) 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 (98 ft) high, excluding its 8-metre (26 ft) pedestal. The arms stretch 28 metres (92 ft) wide. It is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone.The statue weighs 635 metric tons (625 long, 700 short tons), and is located at the peak of the 700-metre (2,300 ft) 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. [Wikipedia]
The Redeemer by Ralph Wengerek on
Day of Ascension by Peter Burt on
The Christ Between Clouds by Pedro Simeão on
Christ The Redeemer - Blessing Rio by Jean-Baptiste Btrs on
Sunset view of Rio de Janairo, Brazil by Det-anan  on
Sunset Corcovado , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by Yuliya T on

Christ the Redeemer

Location of the Sunset