Location of the Week


The towering statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro is world famous. Situated on top of the Corcovado mountain, you can get there by riding a cable car, buses, or you can just walk.

wil6ka celebrated his birthday by taking a trip to Brazil. He met up with his Lomo friends and witnessed the world-famous Christ the Redeemer statue, that sits on the top of Corcovado Mountain in Tijuca National Park. From the top you can see the downtown of Rio de Janeiro and Rio’s Beaches.

Find out more about our winning Lomolocation – http://www.lomography.com/magazine/locations/2010/04/04/cristo-redentor-just-call-him-jesus. Congrats, wil6ka, and belated happy birthday!

written by silvergwen on 2010-04-21 #news #brazil #mountains #statue #christ


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  1. azurblue
    azurblue ·

    hurrah wil6ka !

  2. ilovemydiana
    ilovemydiana ·

    very cool

  3. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    great, this location is perfect and wil6ka is a great reporter

  4. wil6ka
    wil6ka ·

    oho, thanks a million. It´s kind of hard to believe, but this is my first location of the week!
    It was a long way to go....

  5. stouf
    stouf ·

    Hallelujah ! And you're right, it's really hard to believe that it's your first location of the week... 8D

  6. coca
    coca ·


  7. mattg85
    mattg85 ·

    Good Job!!

  8. stouf
    stouf ·

    This one was really something too ! www.lomography.com/magazine/locations/2010/04/16/discoverin…

  9. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Great location, congrats @wil6ka! :) and indeed it's hard to believe that it's your first LOTW award, as you(re one of the lomolocation masters with a huge amount of stunning/amazing locations all around the world!
    @stouf: thanks! ;))

  10. wil6ka
    wil6ka ·


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