Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro One of the New 7 Wonders of the World Use the Mouse Song: Corcovado (Quiet Nights) Sung by: Astrud Gilberto
The statue ofChrist the Redeemer stands on top of the Corcovado mountain ...
Corcovado Sugar Loaf
You can reach the top of the Corcovado either by driving or by riding the train through the forest.
Notice how the Moon appears to be upside down in the Southern Hemisphere. This photo is not a montage
The statue of the Christ is 125 ft (38 m) tall and is located at the peak of the 2,330 ft(710m) Corcovado mountain.
Soapstone was used as the outer layer of the statue due to its good resistance to extreme weather.