Corcovado/ Christ the Redeemer

Corcovado/ Christ the Redeemer

Description

The statue of Christ the Redeemer, the largest and most famous Art Déco sculpture in the world, began to be planned in 1921 and was developed by engineer Heitor da Silva Costa. The drawings were taken to France, to Polisk sculptor Paul Landowski. It is located at the Tijuca National Park, 710 meters high and giving a sweeping anorama of sea and mountain, a world famous vista. the mountain is drowned by he statue of Christ the Redeemer, 30 meters high with a 8 meter pedestat with a chapel to honor our Lady of Aparecida patron Saint of Brazil.

Tickets for the train to go uphill are available through the website tremdocorcovado.com.br, at Riotur tourist information kioss (Downtown -rua da Candelaria, 6) and on Copacabana beach (on the boardwal - Rua Hilario de Gouveia), at the Corcovado Train kiosk at Shopping Rio Sul and at the official box office of the Cosme Velho train station.

Address

Rua Cosme Velho, 513, Cosme Velho

Telephone

(55) 21 2558- 1329

Entrance

Adults 46 BRL, Children 6-12 years 23 BRL, Under 6 years free

Access by train

Corcovado Railroad Station - Daily: every 30 minutes, from 08.30 am - 6.30 pm