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The 10 most beautiful monumental statues of Christ

CHRIST THE REDEEMER,BRAZIL

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Isabelle Cousturie - France - published on 02/19/18

These statues around the world are symbols of faith.

Although the majestic statue of Christ the Redeemer at Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro is considered the most famous in the world, there are others at many locations around the globe. Their size ranges between 20 and 40 meters in height. They are like the Statue of Liberty in New York: a unifying and protective symbol for the whole country, and an attraction for thousands of tourists. Did you know that Brazil alone has more than 100 public statues made on the model of that of Corcovado?

Here is a selection of 10 of the most significant monumental representations of Christ around the world:

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