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MONUMENT TO CHRIST

Christ opens his arms to the city

Monument 
to Christ Built in 1959 in thanks to God for having spared Portugal during WWII, this enormous monument to Christ was inspired by the famous statue in Rio de Janeiro.

The 28m (90ft) figure of Christ opens its arms to Lisbon, and there is a sweeping view of the city and 25 de Abril Bridge from the top of the 82m (270ft) high pedestal (reached by an elevator).

To reach it take the commuter ferry from Cais do Sodre Station across the river to Cacilhas, from where there are buses (number 101) outside the station that stop right by the monument.

The inexpensive ferry crossing is an experience in itself, as it is a great way to admire Lisbon's setting and skyline (have your camera ready).

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How to Visit

Where: Almada
How: Ferry to Cacilhas from Cais do Sodre, then bus 101.
When: 9AM-6PM

Sights Nearby

25 de Abril Bridge - Golden Gate's twin sister.
Docas - Attractive dock area with cosmopolitan bars and restaurants.
Jeronimos Monastery - A World Heritage monument; Vasco da Gama's resting place.
Belem Tower - The city's icon; a symbol of the Age of Discovery.
Discoveries Monument - The world's explorers in stone.
Berardo Museum - World-class collection of modern art.
Coaches Museum - The world's largest collection of magnificent royal coaches.
Maritime Museum - The story of Portugal's pioneering role in world exploration at the sea.
Archaeology Museum - Archaeological finds from over the centuries.
Belem Cultural Center - Modern cultural center with regular exhibitions and events.
Tropical Garden - Beautiful garden with rare plants from around the world.
Belem Palace - The home of Portugal's President.
Memoria Church - Elegant neoclassical church.
Ajuda Palace - An extravagant royal palace.
Ajuda Botanical Garden - Beautiful gardens overlooking the river.





LISBON ATTRACTIONS
NEIGHBORHOODS
-Baixa (Downtown)
-Bairro Alto & Chiado
-Belem
-Alfama
-Parque das Nações
-Uptown

CASTLES & FORTRESSES
-Saint George's Castle
-Belem Tower

PALACES
-Ajuda Palace
-Fronteira Palace
-Belem Palace
-São Bento Palace

MUSEUMS
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HISTORICAL ARCHITECTURE
-Discoveries Monument
-Santa Justa Elevator
-Rossio Station
-Casa dos Bicos
-25th of April Bridge
-Monument to Christ
-São Carlos Theater
-The Aqueduct
-Campo Pequeno
-Roman Theater Ruins

MODERN ARCHITECTURE
-Vasco da Gama Bridge
-Vasco da Gama Tower
-Oriente Station
-Portugal Pavilion
-Atlantic Pavilion
-Belem Cultural Center
-Lisbon Casino
-Oceanarium
MAIN STREETS & SQUARES
-Comercio Square
-Rossio Square
-Rua Augusta
-Municipal Square
-Camões Square
-Figueira Square
-Rua Portas Santo Antão
-Restauradores Square
-Avenida da Liberdade
-Marquês de Pombal Square

CHURCHES
-Jeronimos Monastery
-Carmo Convent
-São Roque Church
-Estrela Basilica
-The Cathedral
-São Vicente de Fora Monastery
-National Pantheon
-Saint Anthony Church
-Graça Church
-Conceição Velha Church
-São Domingos Church
-Memoria Church
PARKS & GARDENS
-Edward VII Park
-Tropical Garden
-Miradouro São Pedro Alcântara
-Miradouro de Santa Catarina
-Botanical Garden
-Estrela Gardens
-Ajuda Botanical Garden
-Principe Real
-Santa Luzia
-Portas do Sol
-Docas
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