Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei, Almada

See the monument and shrine Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei, a large cement statue of Christ built to express gratitude for protection during World War II. Completed in 1969, the statue stands 110 m (360 ft) on an isolated clifftop overlooking Lisbon, 133 m (436 ft) above sea level. The top section of the monument is a 28 m (92 ft) representation of Christ. From the base, you can view a panorama of the city, with the Tagus River and an enormous bridge over it. Check out the library, chapel, and a collection of relics inside the monument. With our world travel planner, Almada attractions like Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Mnsto, which is worth a visit. The best view from the observation deck on the bridge 25 April "and good views of the city. The number of visitors to considerably less than the pervootkryvatelnj monument or tower of Belem. Inside there is a small church with neovychnym design, tochnnn.
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  • We took the cheap passenger ferry from the port Cais de Sodre to Cacilhas. It is a very long walk uphill to the Cristo Rei so unless this is what you really want to do I would recommend taking the 101...  more »
  • Part of the fun is to go the the Cristo Rei by taking the ferry from Cais de Sodre to Cacilhas and then walking along the derelict quays of Ginjal towards the panoramic lift and then cross the sleepy ...  more »
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  • Beautiful place with the best view on the city, bridge and other side of Lisbon. Price for visiting a statue of Jesus is only 5 € and you can stay there as long as you want. You should visit this place if you will be around!
  • Had such an amazing experience at the Sanctuary. The surrounding is so peaceful and clean. There are breathtaking views of the Lisbon city from the base as well as the top of the monument. There is a snack bar in the complex which serves good food and drinks and comes in handy when hunger kicks in.
  • The Sanctuary of Christ the King or Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei in Portuguese, with its amazing views, is a sanctuary and religious monument representing the Sacred Heart of Jesus. It's a beautiful place, with breathtaking views of the city of Lisbon and the Tagus River. The monument measures 110 meters high in total, the statue of Chirst with open arms spaning 28 meters and facing the city of Lisbon is 28 meters tall. To get a better side-on view of the statue of Chirst I've included here photos I took while in Belém, at the Monument to the Discoveries (Padrão dos Descobrimentos in Portugese) along the waters edge of the bank of the Tagus.
  • A wonderful location where you will find Rio de Janeiro and San Francisco meeting in one place. Christo Rei and Golden bridge looks so amazing
  • Amazing views. Very clean place. A good visit even if you are not religious.

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