Christ the Redeemer is located on Corcovado hill. It is one of the famous sight in Rio de Janeiro.It is the city symbol and for artists it is a true inspiration. Now it makes up in Seven Wonders of the World too. For Brazilian Christianity it is a symbol for them. This statue stands on the city Corcovado near Rio de Janeiro which is in Brazil. People think that what this statue contains, what is great in this statue that it enters in seven wonders. So the great thing about is that message which comes from this statue. The Christ is standing with open arms which show about love and embrace to people who come to him. If we look this statue from far it looks like a cross.
Let’s just talk about some of its facts which you should know about it. The idea to make this statue was by father Maria Boss. It was made in France but workers were not capable of making the master piece so it’s piece to piece transfers to Rio de Janeiro. From 50 individual parts, its head is only made so you can imagine what it will be.
People said that a Jewish was the head builder of this statue. He was converted to Catholicism .He has also written the names of the families on Christ heart above, both in and out. When you look carefully this statue, it has no lips, fingers and eyebrows as well. To promote this statue, the government of Brazil making 10 meter high same statue in year 2016 Olympic games. Besides that they will also built this statue on Primrose hill in London. This Corcovado hill and the Christ de redeemer not only inspired for tourism but it is also inspired for many poems and at as well which includes many themes, songs as well like by Tom Jobim Corcovado and by Ben Harper which is blesses to be a witness.
Over all for tourism and for many interesting thing to see you can go there, your knowledge will be increased with excitement as well.