Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The Statue of Christ, the Redeemer is among the Seven Wonders of the World. It is one of the tallest statues in the world. The statue is the symbol of Christianity and an icon of Rio and Brazil.The statue stands 39.6 meters (130 feet) tall.The Statue of Christ is located at the peak of the 700-m Corcovado Mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro.In the year 1859, Vincentian father Pedro Maria Boss arrived Rio de Janeiro and was struck by the mysterious beauty of the Corcovado mountain and suggested the construction of a religious monument in honor of Princess Isabel, which in 1921 gave way for the idea of a great statue of Christ viewable by all in the marvelous city of Rio.In the Year 1931,the monument is inaugurated.The monument to Christ, the Redeemer on the Corcovado Mountain becomes the largest art d├ęco sculpture in the world.

2 comments:

illusionaire said...

A thlalak i telh dawn emaw tih nak a lai in :D

Irene said...

Hei photo chu post tho alom thiante min rawn mail ani e. Tha ka ti em a post ve mai2.