"Corcovado" Christ The Redeemer, Corcovado Tip by Elainehead

by Elainehead

This is the most well-known postcard of Rio.

Climbing options: train (Trem do Corcovado, R$ 30); taxi (too expensive); tourism vans; illegal vans (too expensive and remember: they are illegal!!!) or elevators/escalators (Important note: 2 km walk from the entrance until the elevators/escalators).

Tip: 20% discount on the ticket, if you show your Hostelling International card (Limited to five people per family). All year-round from midday to 6 PM.

Address: Rua Cosme Velho, 513 (train to go to Corcovado)
Directions: At the end of Estrada. do Corcovado
othercontact: trem@corcovado.com.br
Phone: (21) 2558 1329
Website: http://www.corcovado.com.br (Train)

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 10, 2007
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