Christ the Redeemer - Rio de Janeiro

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Christ the Redeemer - Rio de Janeiro

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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

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The statue of Christ the Redeemer stands on top of the Corcovado mountain ...

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... blessing the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Sugar Loaf Corcovado

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You can reach the top of the Corcovado either by driving or by riding the train through the forest.

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Here you can see the road that leads to the top of the Corcovado.

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This picture was taken from the top of the Sugar Loaf.

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Notice how the Moon appears to be upside down in the Southern Hemisphere. This photo is not a montage

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Wow! What else to say?

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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.

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Happiness is...

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Soapstone was used as the outer layer of the statue due to its good resistance to extreme weather.

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