Christ the Protector, Now the Tallest Christ Statue in Brazil!

Christ the Protector is now the highest Jesus statue in Brazil, located in the city of Encantado, which is 43 meters tall (141 ft) higher than the well-known Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer. Similar to monuments in Indonesia (52.55m) and Poland (52.5m), makes it is the third highest in the world. The statue was officially completed in April 2022, but as the construction of the tourist complex is still ongoing, the opening for the public is planned for the first half of 2023.

The Christ the Protector statue’s construction began in June 2019. The idea of it belongs to the former mayor Adroaldo Conzatti. The statue design was developed by the sculptor Genesio Gomes Moura and his son Marcus Moura. During the construction process, the monument had already become popular, and more than 500 people could watch the works through guided tours offered on weekends.

Tourist Attraction

According to the plan, there will be stores, restaurants, a park, retail, souvenir shops, and several observation decks next to the Christ statue in Brazil. There is also an elevator that will take the visitors to the heart-shaped observation desk as the special feature of the Christ statue. People will be able to watch a superb view of the valley from a height of about 40 meters which can be filmed and photographed. For visitors, the destination is open every Saturday and Sunday until the unveiling is done early next year.

Surrounded by the area of Vale do Taquari, the organizations also suggest pairing a visit to the thirds tallest monument with stops in Porto Alegree about two hours away, Gamado three hours away, and Bento Goncalves 90 minutes away. Encantado city is also close to neighbors such as Argentina and Uruguay, so the local authorities expect this monument to create a keen interest in these neighboring borders.

Hotels Near Christ the Protector Statue

Are you thinking of visiting Brazil? Make sure that Christ the Protector is at the top of your list. Encantado is a small town located in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. With its stunning natural features such as the Guanabara Bay or Corcovado mountain, the citizens are just as remarkable as the attraction in their city and they have developed a distinct culture famous throughout Brazil. These hotel recommendations can help you choose the one that suits you while you are experiencing the best things in Brazil.

1. Tri Hotel Executive Caxias

Tri Hotel Executive Caxias is a hotel located around the Christ the Protector statue

Located in the center of Caxias do Sul city, Tri Hotel Executive Caxias is close to everything. As the industrial center, this region offers a unique experience with its culture, gastronomy, and natural landscapes. This hotel displays fine modern interiors featuring a traditional Italian restaurant, wellness center and gym. It is also a 10-minute walk from Praca Vieira Shopping Center and Municipal Museum.

Tri Hotel Executive Caxias offers air conditioning, cable TV, free WiFi, and a mini kitchen with a sink and optional microwave for certain rooms. It also serves a rich buffet breakfast daily such as a variety of fresh juices, pastries, and hot items. You can also order some exotic drinks from the bar. At the wellness center and gym, you may relax with the sauna session or massage service.

2. Hotel Fioreze Quero Quero

Hotel Fioreze Quero Quero

Set in a beautiful park with rich vegetation and colorful flowers, Hotel Fioreze Quero Quero is only 2 km from Gramado’s city center and next to Hollywood Dream Car Retro Museum. This hotel offers features such as rooftop swimming pool, rooms with box-spring beds and thermal blankets, private bathroom with hairdryer, chalets 32’’ flat-screen and cable TV, air conditioning, free WiFi, children’s play area, and minibar.

The room service and reception are also available 24 hours. You can enjoy a varied buffet breakfast with homemade German and Italian specialities such as varieties of bread, pastries, cakes, and jams. You can also get discounts at local restaurants for dining and free transportation to the hotel.

3. Hotel Laghetto Stilo Higienópolis

Hotel Laghetto Stilo Higienopolis 1

Located near Salgado Filho International airport and 19-minutes by foot from Porto Alegre Country Club, Hotel Laghetto Stilo Higienópolis is set close to Praca Provincia de Shiga in Boa Vista district. This hotel offers features such as a pet-friendly area, outdoor swimming pool, individual smoke detectors, cable TV, mini-fridge, minibar, private bathroom with a roll-in shower and hairdryer, free WiFi, 24-hour services with multi-lingual staff, and fitness and gym center.

You can enjoy a buffet breakfast each morning with Mediterranean meals that are served at affordable prices, a lounge bar, and Brazilian cuisines at the restaurant. You can also get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop or café at the hotel.

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