The statue of Christ the Redeemer in Corcovado is one of the iconic images in the world. It is already declared as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, which is why many tourists visit Rio Brazil. You can see the image in all areas of the city because it is located at the top most part of the hill with a height of 2,300 feet above sea level. The 99-foot statue is facing the rising Sun.
Tickets for visiting the Christ the Redeemer statue can be purchased online. After buying a ticket, the tourist is assigned to a specific schedule for a ride to the mountain and must be there 15 minutes before the departure time.
Another way of getting to the site is by traveling to Largo do Machado Square in Flamengo and buy a ticket to reach Christ the Redeemer statue via public van. You need to have a ticket to enter the area and ride another van to go to the summit. The good thing about taking a van is that there is no particular time, and van available almost all the time.
There are no hotels near the statue of Christ the Redeemer because it is on the hilltop, but there are lots of hotel accommodations in the neighboring places like in the Ipanema, Leblon, Copacabana and Leme. Hotels in these areas have all the services that the tourists need from the comfortable and affordable rooms, big and beautiful pools, restaurants, different activity areas and even drug stores, ATM’s, grocery stores and bars.
Having a trip at Christ the Redeemer statue is the best thing to do. It is better to go there early in the morning to witness the Sunrise and also to avoid the exposure from the heat of the Sun and especially the crowd. It is also best to visit there when the sky is clear and not cloudy, so that you can witness the beauty of the place. There are also tourist companies and tourist guides available that help and guide tourists on their way to the Christ the Redeemer.
If you want to enjoy the view of the whole city of Rio De Janeiro from above the just give a visit to Christ The Redeemer.
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There are millions of tourists visit Rio city in Brazil, specially in Carnival and the upcoming Olympic, so plan well before you give a visit to Christ The Redeemer.