IF Only do I thing in Rio, go see this . Lots of folks taking pictures but view is breathtaking. It is the symbol of Brasil and defines city in the same way as Statue of Liberty (NYC), Eiffel Tower (Paris); Big Ben (London), etc
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Not only id the statue itself a wonder of the world but the views are marvellous. It gets very crowded during the holiday season however
Visited the Corcovado on New Years Day 2018 at approx 10am. The train took about 20 mins and gave a teaser of the amazing views to follow. It was a beautiful clear blue sky that day which made it even better. Obviously you have to...More
Everything they say about visiting this great statue is true. An awesome view, beautiful statue, great experience, and really busy. But there is no way to visit Rio de Janeiro with visiting this monument.
The corcovado is a prime site, but don't forget the National Park it is situated in. The park authority ensures orderly visits, but also the preservation of the environment. Visit the exhibition on 2nd floor if the welcome building!
The fact that you can see this from pretty much anywhere in Rio simply boggles the mind. And what a view!! Simply amazing. We did a city tour - so it was easy getting up there.
The views are spectacular giving you a clear view of Sugarloaf Mountain and Copacabana/Ipanema Beach! Best to take a tour of the city that includes Sugarloaf and other main attractions. If you decide to visit without a guide I would suggest taking the train or...More
Worth visiting, go early in the morning. Train ticket is pretty expensive to the top of the monument. Expect large crowds.