This stiff echo of Rio's statue of Christ the Redeemer, inaugurated in 1959, gazes across at the city from a hill on the south bank. It's worth the trip to take the lift up 75 metres to the observation deck at the 28-metre statue's feet. The ground-floor chapel, remodelled in 2006, is a site of pilgrimage.
|Venue name:||Santuário do Cristo Rei||Contact:|
Avenida Cristo Rei, Alto do Pragal
|Opening hours:||Winter 9.30am-6.15pm daily. Summer 9.30am-6.30pm Mon-Fri; 9.30am-7pm Sat, Sun (last entry 15mins before closing)|
|Transport:||Ferry to Cacilhas from Cais do Sodré then Bus 101|
|Price:||€4; €2 reductions; free under-8s|