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Cor·co·va·do

 (kôr′kə-vä′dō, kôr′kô-vä′do͝o)
A mountain, 705 m (2,310 ft) high, of southeast Brazil overlooking Rio de Janeiro. A popular tourist attraction, it has a cog railroad and is topped by the enormous concrete statue Christ the Redeemer.

Corcovado

n
1. (Placename) a volcano in S Chile, in the Andes. Height: 2300 m (7546 ft)
2. (Placename) a mountain in SE Brazil, in SW Rio de Janeiro city, famous for a massive statue of Christ the Redeemer. Height of mountain: 704 m (2310 ft)

Cor•co•va•do

(ˌkɔr kɔˈvɑ dʊ)

n.
a mountain in SE Brazil, S of Rio de Janeiro: statue of Christ on peak. 2310 ft. (704 m).
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The Christ balloon is 43 meters high and is taller than the 30-meter statue in Brazil's Corcovado mountain, according to Eugene Lee, the festival's assistant event director.
But nothing was as exciting as riding a rickety train to the summit of Corcovado Mountain to see the youngest of the Seven Wonders of the World, the 125-foot statue of Christ the Redeemer.
The next day was much brighter for an excursion that took us past ramshackle favelas to the wonder that is the Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado mountain, reached by a funicular railway.
The next day was much brighter for an excursion past ramshackle favelas to the wonder that is the Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado mountain, reached by a funicular railway.
Every 20 minutes, linked cable cars leapfrog up Pao de Agucar (Sugar Loaf Mountain) at the mouth of Guanabara Bay, revealing unobstructed views of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain, the far-off forests of Parque Nacional da Tijuca, and two of the most famous beaches in the world: Copacabana and Ipanema.
After a single click, my neighbor was watching the fight, which he could view with or without commentary from the announcers as the bus wound its way down from the base of Corcovado mountain to Copacabana beach.
It's a personal visit for thanking God," said a volunteer at the foothills of the Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca forest national park.
With the winds whipping in off the Corcovado mountain that houses the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue and blowing the lane buoys out of line, Sunday's racing was initially delayed by two hours before then being cancelled altogether.
Head in the clouds The impressive Christ the Redeemer remains serene above the hustle and bustle, arms outstretched in welcome from the top of Corcovado Mountain.
As thousands of football fans made their way up, it proved a FIVE-HOUR round trip with a sea of supporters from a multitude of nations all congregating at the top of the Corcovado mountain to take in the spectacular views of the city.
Also must visit the famous 'Christ the Redeemer' standing 125 ft tall, at the summit of Corcovado mountain in Tijuca National Park.
Passengers traveling to Rio de Janeiro will be able to visit the city's numerous natural and cultural attractions including, the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado mountain, recently named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World; the Copa Cabana and Ipanema beaches; the Sambodromo, the Tijuca Forest National Park, one of the largest urban forests in the world, and enjoy the traditional folklore characterizing this destination.