Published on October 30, 2007
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro Song: Corcovado (Quiet Nights) Sung by: Astrud Gilberto Use the Mouse One of the New 7 Wonders of the World By: Ney Deluiz
The statue of Christ the Redeemer s tands on top of the Corcovado mountain ...
... blessing the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Sugar Loaf Corcovado
You can reach the top of the Corcovado either by driving or by riding the train through the forest.
Here you can see the road that leads to the top of the Corcovado.
This picture was taken from the top of the Sugar Loaf.
Notice how the Moon appears to be upside down in the Southern Hemisphere. This photo is not a montage
Wow! What else to say?
The statue of the Christ is 125 ft (38 m) tall and is located at the peak of the 2 , 330 ft ( 710 m) Corcovado mountain .
Happiness is.. .
Soapstone was used as the outer layer of the statue due to its good resistance to extreme weather.