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The whole area with the breath taking views out to sea then you look down to the sea shore and the amazing winding road down - the Statue itself is so amazingly large when you are close to it I would imagine it was designed...More
This was just down from where we were staying and was very popular, it is just a wonderful sight overlooking the ocean. The closest I’ll get to Rio I guess! Nice cable car ride to the secluded bay too which has a lovely cafe serving...More
In a wheelchair, Madeira can be challenging but this was a lovely trip. Easy to get to by car, there is a car park right there and a short walk/push to the statue. It's a bit bumpy but we made it with a strong pushing...More
We saw the statue as part of a tour and were impressed, there are fantastic views along the coast and the cable car down to the beach is fun and good value at €3 return. We also had a nice lunch down at the beach.
Our Taxi driver Marcehino made this one of the stops for our tour of the area.
It is a fantastic viewpoint for the coast. It is really high up overlooking the sea. Great for photos! The statue of Christ is at the end of the...More
We loved Madeira in general but this is a little hidden spot that is a real find. Quite a spectacular monument. While there go to the Tourigalo restaurant in Garajau - absolutely amazing food, cheap as chips, great people and lovely service. The food is...More
You can find here a Cristo Rei statue and a viewpoint to the southern coast. Nothing special here except another amazing view of Madeira.
From the parking you can find a cable railway to the Cristo Rei Beach beneath.
This statue was built in 1927, prior to the similar statue of the city of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) which was built in 1931. It is 14 metres tall and was sculpted by two French artists, Georges Serraz and the better-known Pierre Charles Lenoir, whose...More