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Statue of Christ, Cusco

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Climb a hill near the city to see the towering Statue of Christ, an imposing figure overlooking the city and surrounding area. The statue, reminiscent of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer, was a gift from Palestinian Christians in 1945 as a token of gratitude for the kind refuge they received in the city. Admire the white Christ sculpture, which looks upon the city with open arms. Take in the stunning panoramic view and take advantage of photographic opportunities here. A visit to Statue of Christ represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Cusco vacation builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Observation tower at the top of the Hill, whose access is through San Blas, offers wonderful views of the entire region of Cusco. Access on foot is not of the easiest, but the Observatory is served by several tour buses that run on the system where the tourist can come down and go wherever you want, or, using the taxi service (baro in Cusco). The Christ is less than our Christ the Redeemer, however beautiful it is and how everything in Cusco, very well taken care of. Worth it!
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  • Kool but dont go there on purpose...go have a look t it if you go visit the beautifull archeological site of Sacsayhuaman 
  • The ascent on foot is a little strong for those who do not have good physical condition, but it is worthwhile since the view can be seen from there is very beautiful, especially in the evening where you can take spectacular photos
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