Frequent question: Is there a Jesus statue in Colombia?

Which country has the tallest statue of Jesus?

‘Monument of Christ the King’) is a statue of Jesus Christ in Świebodzin, western Poland, completed on 6 November 2010.

Christ the King Statue, Świebodzin.

Christ the King
Height (max) 36 metres (118 ft) (statue) 52.5 metres (172 ft) (with pedestal)
Materials Concrete

Is there a statue of Jesus?

Monumental statues. Christ the Redeemer is perhaps the most famous statue of Jesus Christ, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Where is the statue of Cristo Rey?

A narrow road snakes through mountainous countryside. Christo Rey, or “Christ the King,” is a stone statue situated on the hills above Guanajuato. It sits on top of the 7,800 foot high mountain of Cubilete.

Who built the Cristo Rey in Colombia?

The statue was started by sculptor Gerardo Navia and finished by Italian Alideo Tazzioli, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of the War of a Thousand Days in which Liberals and Conservatives fought a bloody civil war.

When was Cristo built?

The Monument to Jesus Christ, known as Cristo Rey, was commissioned by the Church, built by Spanish sculptor Urbici Soler, and completed in 1940. Mount Cristo Rey is a Catholic Shrine, and became part of the newly-created Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces in 1982.

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