December 10, 2008

World's number one highest statue and New Seven Wonders of the World -2007

STATUE NAME:Christ the Redeemer (statue)

Christ the Redeemer (Portuguese: O Cristo Redentor) is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.The statue stands 38 metres (120 ft) tall weighs 700 short tons (635 tonnes), and is located at the peak of the 700 metres (2,300 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city. It is the tallest of its kind in the world. It is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone.

Video of Christ the Redeemer-Helicopter view


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