As one of the world’s most well-known tourist attractions, you’d be mistaken for thinking that visiting Jesus as the Redeemer in Brazil is easy.

And it’s sort of. But did you know that there are at least six different ways to see this famous landmark?

It doesn’t matter if it’s an aesthetic attraction or the lure of the sparkling bay, the mountainous landscape, and the sweeping views is too much it is an absolutely iconic spot on your bucket list.

This is our guide on what you need to know prior to visiting Cristo Redentor, one of the most well-known statues in the world.

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How to Get There

Attain the Rio/Galeao Airport (GIG) and take the Uber that will take you 30 mins to get to the ticket counter (Bilheteria Corcovado) at the bottom of the hill. From there, you’ll be able to take the train for 20 minutes or take a three-hour climb to the top of the monument. You can also take an official van from many locations in the city, including Copacabana Beach, and it will end in being less expensive and quicker than the train or the hike (but most likely not as beautiful). Once you reach the base, you’ll need to climb a few levels before the statue appears.

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The Best Time to Visit Christ the Redeemer

Rio is among the cities that are most frequented throughout the Americas and are always crowded with tourists.

And, of course, Jesus Christ, Jesus the Redeemer has become the city’s most well-known spot of the entire city. It’s obvious. The place is packed.

However, there are some brief moments where you don’t feel as if you’re in a sardines box. Sardines.

First, don’t visit during weekends. Additionally, you should stay clear of Carnival as well as Christmas and the days leading up to New Year’s Day. Also, make sure you arrive around 8 am when they are open, or after sunset at the time they close.

Practical Suggestions to Visit Christ the Redeemer

  • Find out about the weather forecast
  • Be comfortable and lightweight.
  • Get your ticket for Christ Redeemer in advance. Redeemer in advance
  • Timely arrival
  • You can keep your ticket until the time of your tour to Christ the Redeemer.

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How Long Can You Stay in Christ De Redeemer?

It’s not necessary to stay that long on the summit of Christ de Redeemer. The views are stunning but there’s nothing of things to do apart from this.

There’s a church within the foundation of Christ de Redeemer but it’s not huge and isn’t too long to wander around. There may be a service taking place, particularly when you’re there on an evening on a Sunday. You can also purchase souvenirs on your route out.

You can really spend the time you want on high on Christ the Redeemer. Some prefer to climb higher in the afternoon, and then stay until sunset, which occurs between 5:15-6.40 in the evening, depending on the season (the longest day is in June and the longest in December).

We personally only went up for about 20 minutes in the mountains, however, you could certainly spend more time. It’s up to you!

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