Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei, Almada

See the monument and shrine Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei, a large cement statue of Christ built to express gratitude for protection during World War II. Completed in 1969, the statue stands 110 m (360 ft) on an isolated clifftop overlooking Lisbon, 133 m (436 ft) above sea level. The top section of the monument is a 28 m (92 ft) representation of Christ. From the base, you can view a panorama of the city, with the Tagus River and an enormous bridge over it. Check out the library, chapel, and a collection of relics inside the monument. With our world travel planner, Almada attractions like Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Fabulous views of Lisbon from the viewing platform at the base of the statue. The statue is very impressive and the surrounding park is nice for a stroll. We used the cafe for a snack break and had.....  more »
  • Although we did not visit the monument itself, we were lucky enough to be on the deck of our cruise ship when we sailed past this glorious monument (reminiscent of the one in Rio de Janeiro)--just as....  more »
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  • One of the sightseeing points of interest with an amazing view on Lisbon. Be prepared for a great climb though, through the steep streets. It is advisable to take public transport for the most part, but it still requires you to walk a few streets.
  • Very beautiful scenery it feels like we are in San Francisco and Rio at the same time. Great place to take pictures. You can go up the Christ but it is not free
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