In the city of Rio de Janeiro, one of the most prominent natural features is the mountain of Corcovado, meaning hunchback, in Portuguese.
Christ the Redeemer, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, is a colossal, iconic monument built atop Corcovado.
Every year, more than 300,000 people journey to the top of Corcovado to experience the unforgettable view over the city. Many of Rio,™s famous features can be seen, such as Sugarloaf Mountain, the Maracana, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, and a metropolis landscape covered with skyscrapers.
Corcovado is one of the major reasons why Rio de Janeiro is so incredibly popular today.