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By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The famous Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue on top of Corcovado mountain, which overlooks the entire city of Rio de Janeiro, has been voted the top touristic attraction in Brazil by TripAdvisor. The monument is the second best landmark in South America and the ninth best in the world.

In 2014, around 2.3 million people visited the Cristo statue and enjoyed the view over the city and . . .

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