Visit the Christ
All year round
One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the statue of Christ the Redeemer is a mandatory sight that delights us all. There are several ways to go see this inspiring Art Deco monument from up close.
Trem do Corcovado
Buy tickets on site or over the Internet. The train leaves from Cosme Velho. (http://www.ingressocomdesconto.com/vitrine/login.asp?retorna=http://www.ingressocomdesconto.com/vitrine/produtos.asp?for=8587) .
Corcovado Car Service Van
Departs from Cosme Velho. The van makes a stop on Paineiras Road, where you’ll need to wait in line again to transfer to another van. Rua Cosme Velho, 985
Consórcio Paineiras Corcovado Van
Departs from Largo do Machado, where you can buy tickets on site and only right before the trip. The van takes you straight up to the top of Corcovado Mountain and brings you back to Largo do Machado. Praça do Largo do Machado, no number.
Park on Paineiras Road or at the Santa Marta belvedere (if parking at Paineiras is full). From there, take the Paineiras-Corcovado van. Get more tips here.
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