436-Corvado – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Corcovado, meaning “hunchback” in Portuguese, is a mountain in central Rio de Janeiro. The 2,330 ft granite peak is located in the Tijuca Forest, a national park. Corcovado hill lies just west of the city center but is wholly within the city limits and visible from great distances. It is known worldwide for the 125 ft statue of Jesus atop its peak, entitled Cristo Redentor or “Christ the Redeemer”.

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It’s me and Jesus. It don’t get no more better than that!


Overlooking Rio and Sugar Loaf. (stolen from the web).


More theft from the web.


I took this one.


I also took this one.