It's a big (ish) statue with spooky eyes :-) thats about it - it's behind a rather crude fence and there's no signage giving history or anything. But it's worth a trip up to look at it even if just for the stunning views down...More
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Even though the guide told us the story of this statue it was not quite clear or I did not get it. Why would a Muslim woman make a statue of Christ as a token for her beloved? That seems to me like a gift...More
The view is worth the trip. However, there is nothing else to explain the history or tell the strory. However, the surrounding area has many interesting Incan sites - worth the trip with a guide to explain things.
Bearing in mind that it is at 3700 altitude, not an easy walk. But worth it, to get fantastic view. And helps to acclimatise.
You can skip a visit to Rio by just stopping by here. Many of the details are the same as its larger brother.
This was an amazing site worth seeing. As we headed out of Cusco, we visited the statue, which is perfectly preserved and well-taken care of. It was so uplifting to see the valley down below. It made the large city look small. There was something...More
Very nice and you can take a taxi there for about $20. Fantastic view to the city. It's a miniature Statue compared to the one in Brazil.
You'll see the Christo Blanco all over Peru. This on is nice, but not anything to focus on. Go to Rio if this is an important statue for you.
Not much to do, no information on site about the statue, but there is a great view out over Cusco and three more crosses next to the big statue.
Cost 35 soles for a taxi to take 2 people from Avenida del Sol to this site, wait 30 minutes and drop us at the Plaza de Armas. Nice at night and the view is wonderfull. Worth the visit. Kills 2 hours tops.