Christ the Redeemer Statue (Cristo Redentor)
Christ the Redeemer Statue (Cristo Redentor)
Christ the Redeemer Statue (Cristo Redentor)

Christ the Redeemer Statue (Cristo Redentor) Tours and Tickets

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Keeping a watchful eye over the people of Rio de Janeiro, the iconic Christ the Redeemer Statue (Cristo Redentor) sits atop Corcovado Mountain at 2,300 feet (700 meters) above the city. Unveiled in 1931 and voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007, this impressive monument is often credited as the most iconic site in Brazil.

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Philip_S, Nov 2023
Braziliant!
A full on but fab day from start to finish. Superb guide who took care of everyone, kept the group moving when it can be like herding cats and we got to see all the main sights. Great driver, clean modern vehicle and finished off with a traditional Brazilian bbq. Highly recommended and worth the investment.
Francesca_T, Nov 2023
Great 1/2 day tour of Rio
This was the perfect way to experience the "hot spots" of Rio before all the (massive) crowds. Highly recommend this half-day tour that begins early in the morning. Carioca Tropical was an excellent service provider. We were picked up right on time and the air conditioned van was clean and in good shape. Our guide, Kiko, was very knowledgeable and his english was excellent.
Paige_M, Oct 2023
Appreciated the Wonderful Experience!!
We had a fantastic tour with Aline. She gave us just the right amount of information and tips when visiting Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf. The bus was very clean and AC was appreciated… also the driver was wonderful as well.
Blebea_A, Nov 2023
Excellent day in Rio
Very interesting tour with useful information and a great guide Anderson, highly appreciated and recommended!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q:Should I book Christ the Redeemer Statue (Cristo Redentor) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Christ the Redeemer Statue (Cristo Redentor) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Q:How much does it cost to visit Christ the Redeemer Statue (Cristo Redentor) 2024?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Christ the Redeemer Statue (Cristo Redentor) costs USD 39.00. Guided Christ the Redeemer Statue (Cristo Redentor) tours start around USD 39.00 per person.
People Also Ask
Q:Can you go in the Christ the Redeemer statue?
A:No, visitors cannot go into the Christ the Redeemer statue. It is possible to enter the statue and climb through its head and along its arms, but this part of the monument is closed to the public—rare exceptions may be granted access by the Sanctuary of Christ the Redeemer.
Q:What is the best day to visit Christ the Redeemer?
A:As one of the most-visited attractions in Brazil, Christ the Redeemer is always busy. You can typically avoid the biggest crowds by visiting on a weekday, rather than a weekend, but—no matter when you go—you won't have it all to yourself.
Q:Is it worth going to Christ the Redeemer?
A:Yes, it is well worth going to Christ the Redeemer. The statue is an icon of Rio de Janeiro and, although you can see it from all across the city, there is nothing quite like getting up close and getting a sense of its massive scale.
Q:What is the earliest you can hike Christ the Redeemer?
A:Opening hours vary, but Christ the Redeemer typically opens to visitors around 8am. You can make the steep hike up to the statue any time, but know that robberies, muggings, and violent crimes have occurred on the trail. Hike with a group, don't bring valuables, and avoid it at night.
Q:How long does it take to walk to Christ the Redeemer?
A:It typically takes around 1.5 hours to hike up Corcovado to Christ the Redeemer. It's an easy-to-follow trail, but it is steep. As it's also often hot and humid, the hike is best tackled early in the morning. Wear comfortable footwear and sunscreen and bring water.
Q:Is the hike to Christ the Redeemer hard?
A:No, the hike to Christ the Redeemer is not hard. Most people of average fitness can make the steep hike, but everyone should be aware of the dangers of the heat and humidity, as well as the risk of crime on the trail: Bring water, but leave valuables behind.