Santuário Nacional de Cristo Rei

Santuário Nacional de Cristo Rei

Santuário Nacional de Cristo Rei
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  • Tom
    17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Best View in Lisbon
    From the city centre of Lisbon, I took the metro, boat and then walked up to the statue. It was an enjoyable morning journey up to find that you can go to the top of the statue! The view was stunning and could see what felt like the entire city of Lisbon! Incredible views and a nice little cafe at the bottom. NOTE: You have to pay in cash to get in the elevator so please carry some before you go!
    Visited July 2023
    Written 7 July 2023
  • aspoe093
    Pierre, South Dakota688 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must do!
    Wow is all I have to say. The thing is huge and the view from the top is amazing. It costs 8 Euros to go up and is well worth it. I think out of all the viewpoints we saw in Lisbon, this is the best. This isn't in Lisbon but you get a great view. After this we walked the town and took the boat back to Lisbon. This is a must
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 8 July 2023
  • gastrotraveller2017
    London, United Kingdom36 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing 360 degree views!
    Fantastic place to visit! Easy to get to by bus from the ferry terminal - bus only takes cash though. Site has cafe, toilets and car parking. The views over Lisbon, the bridge, surrounding area are amazing - only to be enhanced once you reach the viewing platform via the lift and some stares. Point to note - when I visited at the end of June only cash was accepted for the admission fee and there was no cashpoint there. The nearest was a 20 minuet walk away. There seemed to be a little but of development going on, so this may change. All in all a great afternoon out.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 11 July 2023
  • Colette L
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spiritual
    I found it quite spiritual, but we were there at opening time so very few people about. Singing in the background, what looked like a church in a marquee. Great view over the river to the city. Check opening times. It was tricky for us to find it, but we did. Parking is free, as are the toilets and on site, not on the road outside.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 7 August 2023
  • C P
    London, United Kingdom221 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Impressive
    This is an impressive site and monument. The views are breathtaking. Be prepared for a long wait - we arrived at 11.50 and queued for nearly two hours to get the lift up. Also worth noting there are a few flights of narrow stairs when you leave the lift.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 August 2023
  • Jydeoo
    Lagos, Nigeria2,311 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Magnificent Experience at Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei
    Visiting the Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei was an amazing experience! This towering monument to Christ the King, with a huge statue of Jesus Christ standing tall at 28 metres, offers a unique view of Lisbon. From the top, you can appreciate the city's beauty in its full glory. Getting there is an adventure, but whether you choose to go by boat or a combination of buses and metro from downtown Lisbon, the journey is well worth it. Once you arrive, you'll find a variety of amenities at the base of the tower, including a restaurant, gift shops, a cafe, and free toilets.Entry is reasonably priced at €8 for adults, €3 for children, with infants entering for free. Once inside, an elevator takes you most of the way up, ending with a staircase to the very top. But trust me, the breathtaking view of the city from the top makes every step worthwhile! Overall, visiting the Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei was an unforgettable experience that I would highly recommend to anyone visiting Lisbon.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 17 August 2023
  • Louise S
    Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom254 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Felt very spiritual and worth the climb
    We walked along the sea front and towards the end of all of the derelict buildings. There is a free lift at the end which then points you through the town to the Cristo Rei… only do this route if you are fairly fit. There is a bus from the bus station but we wanted to walk. Uphill for about 45 mins from the lift and when you first see the statue it’s breathtaking. Although we didn’t get to go to the top as there is a mechanical failure at the moment, the moment itself is beautiful. Nice surrounding garden and also a fabulous view towards Lisbon and the bridge. We lit a candle in the little church inside the statue.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 November 2023
  • doncalamar
    55 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jesus of Lisbon
    The monument was inspired by Cristo Redentor in Rio de Janeiro and is easily accessible by bus from downtown Lisbon within 15-30 minutes or so (753 and other Carris buses). Even if you are not Christian, it is worth visiting to appreciate the amazing views of Lisbon and the peaceful park around it. If you take the elevator to the top, remember to bring cash and smaller bills as there is only a single machine to process the tickets (8€ for adults). The main bottleneck is that the elevator can only carry 12 passengers up and down at any given time, so prepare accordingly. It was worth the wait, as the views were even more amazing up there (no time limit other than when the park closes) and in recent years they added some beautiful modern tile artwork depicting various Bible verses. The base of the statue says "God is love" in multiple languages.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 31 December 2023
  • Rooombiter
    Isle of Wight, United Kingdom809 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic views of Lisbon from Christ the King statue.
    We visited the Christ the King statue in late December on a beautiful sunny day like you often get in Lisbon at this time of year. It was so windy we could barely keep our feet but glorious in the sunshine and the statue was both impressive in scale and location. It’s not quite as magnificent as the one in Rio but you get amazing views of the 25 April Bridge and the city of Lisbon…you can ascend the statue in the lift if you like, we didn’t have time unfortunately. I recommend a trip to see it.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 January 2024
  • Richard H
    39 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very good views
    Worth a visit for the views over the river alone. Get a crazy tuk tuk ride up from the ferry for 5 Euro pp (I mean crazy). As of 11th March 2024 the viewing platform was closed but you won't be told this by anyone not sure how long its closed for the notice just said closed so if you are going very soon maybe check.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 15 March 2024
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Raintree_Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand4,097 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
The huge Christ statue towers over the city of Lisbon from the opposite side of the Tagus River. We didn't go to the statue close up, but viewed it from the riverfront and as we crossed the 25 April Bridge.
Written 10 June 2024
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weekak
Edinburgh, UK1,831 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Who knew Christ the redeemer wasn’t just in Brazil! Built in 1959 to give thanks to God for having spared Portugal during WWII this fitting monument stands at 90ft tall overlooking the Tagus river and the 25 Abril bridge. We got amazing close views from the boat trip we went on and I found it so majestic and loved it so much!
Written 1 June 2024
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Ania
Poznan, Poland581 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
When you are in Lisbon you see Jesus very often. It's quite natural that if you have enough time you want to come closer to see how big is Jesus.
From Lisbon tak a fairy to Almada. Fast, cheap and easy way to get to the other side of river. That you can take a long walk. I love the area of Santuario. Beacuse of wind there was no chance to go upside but views were great anyway.
Written 27 May 2024
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SquiffyBoy
Coventry, UK109 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Visited Saturday morning in May, easy to get to by Uber and what a treat it was, no queues and took the lift to the top, well almost there are 73 steps which I wouldn’t let the sound of this put you off, they are shallow steps and takes only a couple of minutes to climb.

One at the top the views are just stunning, it’s like are visiting San Fran 🇺🇸 Rio 🇧🇷 & Lisbon 🇵🇹 all on the same day!

Grounds below are well kept and some great spots for taking photos. Overall one of the highlights of our weekend trip to Lisbon and so pleased we went to visit
Written 26 May 2024
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Toryu
Reading, UK804 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Providing a great alternate way of viewing both Lisbon across the river bank and the 25th April Bridge, the view is great both from ground level as well as up top.
Written 7 April 2024
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Richard H
Leeds, England, United Kingdom39 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Worth a visit for the views over the river alone. Get a crazy tuk tuk ride up from the ferry for 5 Euro pp (I mean crazy). As of 11th March 2024 the viewing platform was closed but you won't be told this by anyone not sure how long its closed for the notice just said closed so if you are going very soon maybe check.
Written 15 March 2024
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Anna O
22 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
The site is worth visiting for the view and the statue is very impressive to see. I do not however recommend going up. I stood in line for about 30 minutes to get a ticket, an hour to go up, and another 30 minutes to go down. There is only one elevator holding about 10 people at a time to go up and down and it feels rather claustrophobic.
Written 28 February 2024
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Rooombiter
Isle of Wight, UK809 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
We visited the Christ the King statue in late December on a beautiful sunny day like you often get in Lisbon at this time of year.
It was so windy we could barely keep our feet but glorious in the sunshine and the statue was both impressive in scale and location.

It’s not quite as magnificent as the one in Rio but you get amazing views of the 25 April Bridge and the city of Lisbon…you can ascend the statue in the lift if you like, we didn’t have time unfortunately.
I recommend a trip to see it.
Written 28 January 2024
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doncalamar
55 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
The monument was inspired by Cristo Redentor in Rio de Janeiro and is easily accessible by bus from downtown Lisbon within 15-30 minutes or so (753 and other Carris buses). Even if you are not Christian, it is worth visiting to appreciate the amazing views of Lisbon and the peaceful park around it. If you take the elevator to the top, remember to bring cash and smaller bills as there is only a single machine to process the tickets (8€ for adults). The main bottleneck is that the elevator can only carry 12 passengers up and down at any given time, so prepare accordingly. It was worth the wait, as the views were even more amazing up there (no time limit other than when the park closes) and in recent years they added some beautiful modern tile artwork depicting various Bible verses. The base of the statue says "God is love" in multiple languages.
Written 31 December 2023
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Louise S
Buckinghamshire, UK254 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
We walked along the sea front and towards the end of all of the derelict buildings. There is a free lift at the end which then points you through the town to the Cristo Rei… only do this route if you are fairly fit. There is a bus from the bus station but we wanted to walk. Uphill for about 45 mins from the lift and when you first see the statue it’s breathtaking. Although we didn’t get to go to the top as there is a mechanical failure at the moment, the moment itself is beautiful. Nice surrounding garden and also a fabulous view towards Lisbon and the bridge. We lit a candle in the little church inside the statue.
Written 12 November 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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