Christ of the Sacred Heart (Spanish: Cristo del Sagrado Corazón) is a 75-foot-tall (23 m) statue of Jesus displaying his Sacred Heart located above the town of El Morro, six miles south of the city of Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico.
Where is the big Jesus statue located?
Christ the Redeemer, Portuguese Cristo Redentor, colossal statue of Jesus Christ at the summit of Mount Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil.
Why is there a statue of Jesus in Rio de Janeiro?
It wasn’t until after World War I when the Roman Catholic archdiocese in Rio and a group of locals started becoming concerned about the “lack of religious faith” in the Brazilian community, and it was hoped that by placing a massive statue of Jesus on top of a mountain in Rio, it would rebel against what they saw as an …
Who built Jesus statue in Rio?