By Lacy Edney and Ségolène Poirier, Contributing Reporters

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer), at an impressive 98 feet high and more than 2,326 feet above sea level, is one of Rio's - and the world’s - greatest attractions. Standing next to the awesome Christ statue atop Rio's Corcovado Mountain, gazing up at the monument and then out over Guanabara Bay is sure a thrill, but getting there can also be part of the adventure.

Visitors can reach the statue in three different ways; by tram, by car, or by foot. Perhaps the . . .

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