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Dili, East Timor
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All reviews great view worth the climb jesus statue worth the effort great walk early morning walk up climb the stairs take your time takes about minutes rio de janeiro timor leste beautiful beach bottle of water atauro island cross hill
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole experience of visiting Cristo Rei was fun. We took the microlet number 12 from the centre of Dili, a 20 minute (25 centivos) ride to the base of the statue steps. The walk up takes about 10 minutes. We went just before sunset,...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Join the locals at the weekend by climbing to the base of Christo Rei; you can choose a slow hike up the stairs, stopping at the Stations of the Cross for a breather or just keep climbing for the fantastic views over the coastline of...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Timor Leste is prettg much a hidden gem! One of its major attractions is the cristo, the hike up to see the views was amazing. I went sunset time and it was wonderful

Thank Fatima J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend who lives in Dili said that if you don't visit Cristo Rei, you have never been to Dili. So, we went. From street level, the stairs look formidable! Reminds me of a pilgrimage. But, we went. We took a slow walk in the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once upon a time I could run all the stairs now its a brisk walk. The statue is in disrepair but lights have been added to illuminate at night, always worth a visit

Thank L9439WYmarkk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you arrive in Dili and familiarize yourself with the layout of the city, you will head for the beach. Look to the right (East) and you can't miss it. The steps to the top are not the hardest to walk even in the heat...More

Thank Steffen G
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a must. Totally worth the walk. No pressure, just take your time. I went at dusk and the view of the sun setting was really something!

Thank G M
Reviewed September 2, 2018

It's easy to find. Just follow the coast East. An interesting fact about it is that it was built by (or paid for) Indonesia during the occupation (1974-1999). The statue is 27 meters high, to symbolize that TL was the 27th Indonesian region. This did...More

Thank OleB61
Reviewed August 23, 2018

We hiked to the statue from the Cristo Rei Beach. You can also climb up the stairs from Dolok Oan Beach. You can see the beautiful city, hills, beach, and ocean once you get up there. Really worth the sweat. Must visit!

Thank duzelpanda
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This park is a great shame and a probable reflection of a now independent new 3rd world paradise slipping into demise. The park has great potential but is un-kept. A team of workers walk around and accomplish little. The pathway to the statue of Christo...More

Thank alwayne56
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