Jesus statue in Rio, Brazil

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Jesus statue in Rio, Rio de Janeiro
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The Jesus-statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro is probably the most famous monument in Brazil.
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Christ the Redeemer (Portuguese: Cristo Redentor) is a large Art Deco-style statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The statue stands 38 m (125 feet) tall and is located at the peak of the 710-m (2330-foot) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park, overlooking the city.

As well as being a potent symbol of Christianity, the statue has become an icon of the city, its open arms seen by many as a testament to the warmth of the Brazilian people.

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