lisbon. cristo rei.

Cristo Rei lisboa

the sanctuary of christ the king is situated on top of a hill in almada, on the left bank of tagus river, overlooking lisbon. it was built in 1959 and is inspired by the statue in rio de janeiro. the 83m high base has an observation deck which offers an amzing view over lisbon. the statue itself is 28m high, a little bit less than christ the redeemer in rio de janeiro (30m).

the view from cristo rei - overlooking the bridge 25 de abril, tagus river and lisbon

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