14 Beautifully Inspiring Photos of Rio’s Iconic “Christ the Redeemer” Statue

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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0

The Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor) statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is one of the most iconic landmarks in Christendom. Completed in 1931, it’s 98 ft tall and was included in the New 7 Wonders of the World.

Below are 14 amazing pictures of this beautiful shrine to Our Lord.

You can click on any image to view it full size. Enjoy!

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0
Play Sports Brazil, Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Gary Craig, Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Cristiano Casado, Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Brian Snelson, Flickr, CC BY 2.0
Rob, Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0
Maxime Guilbot, Flickr,
Noel Portugal, Flickr, CC BY 2.0
ryan hurril, Flickr, CC BY 2.0
Cristiano Casado, Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Edward Weston, Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Chris Seward, Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Tsun Ho, Flickr, CC BY-ND-ND 2.0
iko, Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

[See also: 6 of the Oldest Images of Our Lord Jesus Christ]

[See also: If Jesus Had Been Korean: 20 Rare Paintings of the Life of Christ]

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