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Christ the Redeemer, is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The statue’s features are  30 metres (98 feet tall), weight 700 tons. It is located at the peak of the 700 m (2,296 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city. The tallest of its kind in the world.

A symbol of Christianity, the statue has become an icon of Rio and Brazil. When the decision to make such a statue was made. several designs were considered like  a representation of the Christian cross, a statue of Jesus with a globe in his hands, and a pedestal symbolizing the world. But The statue of Christ the Redeemer with open arms was finally decided.

Human will and vision beautifully blended; No doubt………….to be in the list of the seven wonders.

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