Statue of Christ the Redeemer is located at the top of Corcovado Mountain at a height of 710 meters,
Statue of Christ the Redeemer Brazil is certainly one of the world's best known and most visited monuments. The statue of Christ the Redeemer represents Jesus standing with outstretched, welcoming arms and is one of the most famous symbols of this lively city.
The entire monument of statue of Christ the Redeemer is 38m high with the statue accounting for 30m, the span from finger tip to fingertip is 28m and there is a small chapel housed in the base. As a vantage point it offers superb views of downtown Rio de Janeiro, the bay, Sugarloaf Mountain and Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches.
The monument of statue of Christ the Redeemer was inaugurated on the day of Our Lady of Aparecida, 12 Oct 1931 by then President of Brazil, Getulio Vargas and cardinal Dom Sebastiao Leme .
The original design of statue of Christ the Redeemer Brazil was done by a Brazilian, named Heitor da Silva Costa. He was also the engineer in charge of the construction. He shared the project with French sculptor Paul Landowski. It was built from 1926 to 1931, with funds raised from donations. There's a chapel for 150 people on the base of the statue.