10 Estátuas mais famosas de Jesus Cristo no Mundo

10 Most Famous statues of Jesus Christ in the World
There are many statues of Jesus Christ in the world, but these are the most famous, some not even know, but others are almost national symbols, and although several different sizes and shapes, they are only there to remind us of the beaten man lived on earth, and being a believer or not you will at least agree that these are beautiful works of art.

1. Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Christ the Redeemer is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, created by French sculptor Paul Landowski and built by the engineer Heitor da Silva Costa Brazil in collaboration with the French engineer Albert Caquot. It is 30 metres (98 ft) tall, not including its 8-metre (26 ft) pedestal, and its arms stretch 28 metres (92 ft) wide.
The statue weighs 635 tonnes (625 long, 700 short tons), and is located at the peak of the 700-metre (2,300 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city. A symbol of Brazilian Christianity, the statue has become an icon for Rio de Janeiro and Brazil. It is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone, and was constructed between 1922 and 1931.
Was considered one of New Seven Wonders of the World July 7, 2007.

2. Christ the King, Świebodzin, Poland

Christ the King (Pomnik Chrystusa Króla) is a Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in Świebodzin, western Poland, completed on 6 November 2010. The figure is 33 metres (108 ft) tall, the crown is 3 metres (9.8 ft) tall, and along with its mound, it reaches 52.5 metres (172 ft) overall. It took five years in total to construct and cost around $1.5 million to build, which was collected from donations of the 21,000 residents of the town. The project was conceived and led by Sylwester Zawadzki, a retired Polish priest. It is the tallest statue of Jesus in the world.

The statue was built on a 16.5 metre embankment of stones and rubble. Christ the King has a height of 33 metres, symbolising a traditional belief that Jesus' age at his death was 33.

3. Cristo Redentore, Maratea, Italy

Christ the Redeemer of Maratea (Italian: Cristo Redentore di Maratea) is a statue of Jesus Christ in Maratea, southern Italy, realized in Carrara's marble in 1965 by Bruno Innocenti, a sculptor from Florence.
This is one of the biggest statues of Jesus in Europe, third after Christ the King in Świebodzin, Poland and Cristo-Rei (Christ the King) in Lisbon, and the fifth in the world after Cristo de la Concordia and Christ the Redeemer, both in South America. It is 21.23 m high, the head is 3 m long and the arm-span is 19 m.
On 9 September 1963 the Piedmontese entrepreneur Stefano Rivetti announced that a giant statue would be raised, with his own money, on the top of Monte San Biagio, as a tribute for Maratea’s population.

4. Christ of the King, Vung Tau, Vietnam

Christ the King, of Vũng Tàu (Vietnamese: Tượng Chúa Kitô Vua) is a statue of Jesus, standing on Mount Nho in Vũng Tàu, Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam. The Vietnam Catholic Association built the statue in 1974 and it was completed in 1993.
It is 32 metres (105 ft) high, standing on a 4 metres (13 ft) high platform, for a 36 metres (118 ft) total monument height with two outstretched arms spanning 18.3 metres (60 ft). There is a 133-step staircase inside the statue.

5. Christ Blessing, Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Jesus Blesses (in Manado language is Yesus Kase Berkat) is a statue of Jesus Christ in Manado City, Indonesia. The structure stands 50 metres (158.3 feet) tall and consists of 20 metres of pedestal and 30 metres of statue. It is made of 25 tonnes of metal fibre and 35 tonnes of steel, and is located at the peak of the CitraLand residential estate. This statue has become a new icon of Manado city and as of 2010, it is Asia's 2nd tallest and the world's 4th tallest statue of Christ (excluding the pedestal).
The idea came from Ir. Ciputra, an Indonesian real estate developer, when he and his wife stood on the place where the statue now. The statue was built for Manado and North Sulawesi society and to worship God. The construction took nearly 3 years by the Yogyakarta Engineer.

This statue has a declivity 20 degree and is made from fiber and steel and became the "first flying tallest statue in the world".

6. Christ the King, Almada, Portugal

The Christ the King statue (Cristo Rei) is a Catholic monument and shrine dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ overlooking the city of Lisbon in the central part of Portugal. It was inspired by the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), after the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon visited that monument. The project was inaugurated on 17 May 1959, at a time when Portugal was being ruled by the authoritarian President of the Council of Ministers António de Oliveira Salazar (permission to build the monument was ultimately given by Salazar). The giant statue in cement was erected to express gratitude because the Portuguese were spared the effects of World War II.

The construction of Cristo Rei was approved on a Portuguese Episcopate conference, held in Fátima on 20 April 1940, as a plea to God to release Portugal from entering World War II.

7. Cerro del Cubilete, Guanajuato, Mexico

The Cerro del Cubilete (translated as "Dice Cup Hill") is a 2,700 metres (8,900 ft) tall mountain-hill in Silao Municipality in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico. At the top of the hill is the Cristo Rey statue.
A 23 metre high statue inspired by Christ the Redeemer.

8. Christ the Redeemer of the Andes (Argentina/Chile)

Christ the Redeemer of the Andes (Cristo Redentor de los Andes) is a monument high in the Andes at 3,832 metres (12,572 ft) above mean sea level on the border between Argentina and Chile. It was unveiled on 13 March 1904 as a celebration of the peaceful resolution of the border dispute between the two countries.

The statue is located at the pass of La Cumbre, the highest point on the old road between Mendoza in Argentina and Santiago de Chile. The pass is also known as the Church (Iglesia) Pass on the Chilean side and the Bermejo Pass on the Argentine. The nearest major settlements are the Argentine town of Uspallata and Juncal in Chile. The closest village is Las Cuevas. The road climbs 1 km over a sinuous 9 km from Las Cuevas to the pass. The road is only accessible in summer months, when there is no snow. Winter temperatures can reach -30°C. The road is now principally used as a tourist route to visit the statue, with the main route between the two countries now using the Cristo Redentor Tunnel at the foot of the climb.

9. Cristo de la Concordia, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Cristo de la Concordia (Christ of Peace) is a statue of Jesus Christ located atop San Pedro Hill, to the east of Cochabamba, Bolivia. It is accessible by cable car, or by climbing 2,000 steps. The statue is 34.20 metres (112.2 ft) tall, on a pedestal of 6.24 metres (20.5 ft), for a total height of 40.44 metres (132.7 ft). The statue is slightly smaller than Christ the King in Świebodzin, Poland (36m tall if the 2 metres (6.6 ft) high crown of Christ the King is counted) and taller than the Christ the Redeemer (30m tall) outside Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, making it the second largest statue of Jesus Christ in the world. It is the third largest statue in the Southern Hemisphere, after the statue of Virgen de la Paz in Venezuela, and the statue of Saint Rita of Cascia in Brazil. The left hand of the statue points to the South, and the right points to the North.

10. Cristo de las Noas, Torreón, Mexico

El Cristo de las Noas, located on the Cerro de las Noas hill, in the Mexican city of Torreón, Coahuila, is a large sculpture by Vladimir Alvarado, portraying Jesus Christ. It was built between 1973 and 2000.
The statue measures 21.80 meters from its base, and is made of over 580 tons of reinforced concrete; it is the most significant symbol not only of Torreón, but of all the Comarca Lagunera region. The project was conceived in 1973 by José Rodriguez Tenorio, and is the biggest Christ statue in North America; and third biggest in Latin America, only smaller than the statue of Christ The Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Cristo de la Concordia in Cochabamba, Bolivia. In the sanctuary of Christ of the Noas, there is a religious resort with replica of the Holy Land, panoramic restaurant, and soon plans to build a cable car, begun in 1973 and opened in 2000.

This statue owes its name after the hill where it is placed, Cerro de las Noas, named after a desert cactus that grows in this region.

Others statues Jesus Christ around the World:

Christ of the Ozarks, Arkansas, United States

Christ of the Ozarks statue is a monumental sculpture of Jesus located near Eureka Springs, Arkansas, atop Magnetic Mountain. It was erected in 1966 as a "Sacred Project" by Gerald L. K. Smith and stands 65.5 feet (20 meters) high.
The statue, which is more than 67 feet (20 meters) tall, was primarily the work of Emmet Sullivan, who also worked on nearby Dinosaur World. He had assisted in the work at Mount Rushmore. The statue is modernistic and minimalistic; there is little facial detail or expression, and the lines and forms are generally simplified. The arms are outstretched straight, suggesting the Crucifixion; however the cross is not overtly depicted.

An art critic said it was similar to "a milk carton with a tennis ball stuffed on its top", and locals and Arkansans sometimes refer to it as "Our Milk Carton With Arms".

Christ of Havana, Havana, Cuba

The Christ of Havana (Cristo de La Habana) is a large sculpture representing Jesus of Nazareth on a hilltop overlooking the bay in Havana, Cuba. It is the work of the Cuban sculptor Jilma Madera, who won the commission for it in 1953.
The statue was carved out of white Carrara marble, the same material used for many of the monuments of the Colon Cemetery. The statue is about 20 metres (66 ft) high including a 3-metre (10 ft) base. It weighs approximately 320 tons. The statue was built from 67 blocks of marble that had been brought from Italy after being personally blessed by Pope Pius XII. The figure of Christ is standing with the right hand held near the chin and the left hand near his chest. Facing the city, the statue was left with empty eyes to give the impression of looking at all, from anywhere to be seen.
The sculpture, located in the Havana suburb of Casablanca, in the municipality of Regla, was inaugurated on La Cabaña hill on December 24, 1958. Just fifteen days after its inauguration, on January 8, 1959, Fidel Castro entered Havana during the Cuban Revolution. That same day, the image was hit by lightning, and the head was destroyed. It was subsequently repaired.

The sculpture is located 51 meters (167 ft) above sea level, rising to a height of 79 metres (259 ft), allowing the locals to see it from many points of the city. There is a panoramic viewpoint at the site of the sculpture.

Christ of the Abyss in various underwater locations

Christ of the Abyss ("Il Cristo degli Abissi") is a submerged bronze statue of Jesus Christ, the original of which is located in the Mediterranean Sea off San Fruttuoso between Camogli and Portofino on the Italian Riviera. It was placed in the water on 22 August 1954 at approximately 17 metres depth, and stands c. 2.5 metres tall. Various other casts of the statue are located in other places worldwide, both underwater and in churches and museums.
The sculpture was created by Guido Galletti after an idea of Italian diver Duilio Marcante. The statue was placed near the spot where Dario Gonzatti, the first Italian to use SCUBA gear, died in 1947. It depicts Christ offering a benediction of peace, with his head and hands raised skyward.

A second bronze sculpture cast from the same mould exists off the coast of St. George's, Grenada.
A third bronze from the original mould was presented to the Underwater Society of America in New York in 1962. On August 25, 1965 it was placed approximately in 25 feet of water off the coast of Key Largo, Florida. It is located around Dry Rocks, around six miles east of Key Largo in the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. While the statue weighs around 260 kg, the concrete base to which it is attached weighs about 9 tons.

Jesus Christ Statue, Mansinam Island, West Papua, Indonesia
Patung Yesus Kristus is statue of Jesus Christ located on Mansinam Island, West Papua. The structure stands 29.5 metres tall (15 metres of pedestal and 14.5 metres of statue. The project was inaugurated on August 24, 2014 by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono near the end of his last term being the president.

Cristo Rei of Dili, Dili, Timor-Leste
Cristo Rei of Dili (Christ the King of Dili) is an 88.6-foot-high (27.0 m) statue of Jesus located atop a globe in Dili, East Timor. The statue was designed by Mochamad Syailillah, who is better known as Bolil. The statue was officially unveiled by Suharto in 1996 as gift from the Indonesian government to the people of East Timor, which was at the time still a province. The statue is one of the main tourist attractions in East Timor.
The statue, and the globe on which it rests, are situated at the end of the Fatucama peninsula, facing out to the ocean and can be reached by climbing some 500 steps.

Monumento al Divino Salvador del Mundo, San Salvador City, El Salvador
Monumento al Divino Salvador del Mundo (Monument to the Divine Savior of the World) is a monument located on Plaza El Salvador del Mundo (The Savior of the World Plaza) in San Salvador City, El Salvador. It consists of a statue of Jesus Christ standing a global sphere of planet earth, placed on top of the tall four-sided concrete base pedestal. It is a landmark located in the country's capital San Salvador. It is a symbol that identifies and represents both El Salvador and Christian Salvadorans throughout the world but not the entire population.

Christ the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Ibiza, Spain
Sagrat Cor de Jesus (Christ, the Sacred Heart of Jesus) is a monument located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north of Ibiza Town on the Spanish island of Ibiza.

The monument is built from stone and is 23 meters tall. The base pedestal and the pillar were constructed by a construction company from the island of Majorca by the name of Joan Serra. The onsite construction was carried out under the supervision of Joan Costa, master builder from Ibiza. The design structure and detail was carried out by architect Guillermo Moragues. The statue of Christ was carved by the Valencian sculptor Antoni Sanjuan. This statue of Christ resembles the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer on the Corcovado mountain outside the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. The Ibizan statue is 14 meters shorter than its Brazilian cousin.

Statue of Jesus Christ on the top of Sagrat Cor, Barcelona, Spain
The church is crowned by the enormous bronze statue of the Sacred Heart made by Josep Miret in 1950, replacing the original made by Frederic Marès in 1935, and destroyed the following year.

Cristo del Pacífico, Lima, Peru
Cristo del Pacífico, "the Christ of the Pacific", is a 37 metre high statue of Jesus erected in Lima, Peru, in 2011. Its erection was ordered by Alan García, the president of Peru, and described as a parting gift to the nation on occasion of his leaving office after the 2011 presidential election. It was inspired by, and has been described as a copy of, the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christ_the_Redeemer_(statue)


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