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Incredible statues and sculptures around the world

Love Exploring Logo By Karlina Valeiko of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 37: Currently under construction in Encantado, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, this statue of Jesus Christ will be larger than Rio's famed Christ the Redeemer. Once finished, the statue, called Christ the Protector of Encantado, will be the world's third-largest statue of Jesus at a total height of 156 feet (47.5m). Created by a father and son sculptor duo, the concrete structure is scheduled to be finished this year and visitors will be able to rise 111 feet (34m) through the heart of it, to a glass opening looking out across the surrounding area.

Cristo Protetor de Encantado, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Currently under construction in Encantado, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, this statue of Jesus Christ will be larger than Rio's famed Christ the Redeemer. Once finished, the statue, called Christ the Protector of Encantado, will be the world's third-largest statue of Jesus at a total height of 156 feet (47.5m). Created by a father and son sculptor duo, the concrete structure is scheduled to be finished this year and visitors will be able to rise 111 feet (34m) through the heart of it, to a glass opening looking out across the surrounding area.

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