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Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro 12 Aug 2016

Posted on 12 Aug 2016
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

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Completed in 1931, Christ the Redeemer is the third highest statue of Jesus Christ on earth and it took 9 years to build. During its 85-year history, the statue has been struck by lightning, been voted one of the Seven Wonders of the New World, and recently had a selfie taken on top of it. 

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