El Cristo De La Habana, Havana

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View the city from a site of cultural importance at El Cristo De La Habana. This statue of Jesus Christ was designed by a Cuban artist and made with marble from Italy that was personally blessed by the Pope. Standing 20 m (66 ft) high and atop a hill, you can spot this attraction from many locations in the city, however, you only get the panoramic city views from the statue itself. Using our international travel planner, Havana attractions like El Cristo De La Habana can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Here at La Cabaña de Che Guevara beside seeing so many interesting to see, you will see the tall statue of Massih or El Cristo which overlook to the Bay of Havana.  more »
  • First, Bautista's wife paid for the statue with money her husband's stolen money. She wanted it completed by Christmas, 1957 and sure enough, the 70+ pieces of marble from Carrera, Italy were assemble...  more »
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  • what a really beautiful statue this is we were on a cruise holiday and one of our calls was into Cuba when I first saw the Christ of Havana I don't think I could have put into words how I was feeling looking up and seeing this . the view we got from the ship looking out over the water and then looking up the hill side up to this really beautiful thing I could have just sat for hours looking up at it .
  • A wonderful sight to see, with an amazing view. No charge to visit! Everyone should to stop here and visit.
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