FAQ About Christ the Redeemer Statue
The statue weighs 635 metric tons (625 long, 700 short tons)
It was built at an estimated cost of $250,000, equivalent to about $3.6 million in 2020.
Heitor Silva Costa designed the Christ the Redeemer statue project, and the French sculptor Paul Landowski realized it within 5 years. In its construction, concrete was used as construction material, and soapstone(talc) was used as a layer on it. Today, about 1 million tourists visit the monument annually.
The Christ the Redeemer statue is located on Mount Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This statue, which is the most important symbol of the city, was launched in 1922 in honor of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Brazil and was opened with an official ceremony on October 12, 1931.
A beautiful place that allows you to see the splendor of the great city of Rio, identify several iconic sites of the great city. Christ as a monument is a great work of engineering, its weight and the way it was built attracts those of us who are professionals in architecture, engineering, design, and construction in general.
It would be better if it wasn't, but tickets can also be bought at the box office.
You can get it from the website or at the box office.