Cristo Rei

Type: Attractions, Great Views, Religious Sites, Romantic, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Looming large on the south bank of the river is one of Lisbon's most incongruous monuments, the Cristo Rei (Christ the King) statue. It's the Portuguese version of Brazil's famous Cristo Redentor in...  Read More


  • Sightseeing: "Visiting mid-afternoon means the sun is falling on the city from the west - better light for photographs."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: The view back across the river towards the city is absolutely stunning. The perspective also takes in the Lisbon coast and the south bank.

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