O Cristo Redentor statue (1) #

O Cristo Redentor statue (1)
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O Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue Cristo Redentor, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien overlooking Rio de Janeiro. The monument, which is 38 m (120 ft) tall and stands on Corcovado Mountain, is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone.

Constructed over a period of nine years, the sculpture was dedicated in 1931. In 2007, it was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.