A religious association is building a statue of Jesus of Nazareth, It will be higher than the symbolic Christ the Redeemer of Corcovado, In the Gianero River. In the same week, the arms and head of the new monument were installed.
“The organization of the Cristo Protector of Encristodo is a combination of the thoughts and efforts of families, fascinated leaders, religious figures, and businessmen. Symbolizes the power of faith, dedication and gratitude People”, highlight the “Friends of Christ Association” on its Facebook page.
The statue is under construction On a hill in the small town of Encantado, Located in Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil. Congressman Encantado Gilson Conzatti pointed out: “There is no doubt that this is a day worth celebrating, a day of dedication.”
The enchanted statue will be named Christo Guardian and Will be 43 meters high, Including its base, which will make it The third tallest statue in the world, Just behind Cristo de la Paz (Cristo de la Paz) in Victoria City (Mexico) and Cristo Rey de Swibzin (Poland). It surpassed Cristo de la Concordia in Cochabamba, Bolivia and Cristo Redentor in Rio de Janeiro.
statue Measures 36 meters Go hand in hand, you will have a Internal elevator and pavilion. Encantado has 22,000 residents and is 144 km from Porto Alegre, the state capital.
The construction budget is 2 million reais (295,000 euros), Funded by donations without public fundsAccording to the Friends of Christ Association, it is composed of volunteers.