At 2230 feet, Corcovado Mountain is magnificent for panoramic view of the city of Rio de Janeiro and also for its attraction, the ChristRedeemer statue with outstretched arms, standing 100 feet high. This statue is best known icon and also a tourist landmark owing to its worldwide popularity. The statue is also named as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.
Take a cab/taxi or Laranjeiras bus to the line on the mountain base, then Corcovado mountain rail to go to the top of it. The statue of Christ the Redeemer has a chapel & the best views of the city.... more You'll see the Wonderful City squeezes in between moutains & the ocean, beaches and the long Rio-Niteroi bridge. This is the most astonishing view of all Rio de Janeiro, and no visitor should miss it!
Watching the city from high up Corcovado, where Christ is, with open arms above
Guanabara bay. You can get to the lookout by car or by a tourist little train
that climbs up the hill crossing the forest.... more