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Cristo Rei, Dili

4.4
Perched atop a summit looking out toward the capital of East Timor, Cristo Rei stands as a symbol of the island’s relations with Indonesia. Reaching 27 m (88.6 ft) high, the statue was given as a gift to the east islanders by the Indonesian government in 1996, modeled on Rio de Janeiro’s monument of the same name. Climb the 500-step ascent and look out from the island’s peninsula, enjoying panoramic views of the Timor Sea. Take care on the uneven steps and bring plenty of water. To visit Cristo Rei and other attractions in Dili, use our Dili trip maker site .
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  • This is definitely worth coming to see, not just to see the statue but also to see the views from up there which is so beautiful. As some people have noted it is a bit run down, but that's nothing maj...  more »
  • A good steady climb but well worth the effort. Lots of young ones in exercise mode climbing the hill to increase their fitness levels. A beautiful view from the top.  more »
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  • Beautiful view. Lots of people. Prepare your foot to make sure you can reach the top
  • Beautiful park by the beach. Great place to do hiking, swimming and jogging. Beautiful white sand beach in a country of little population. No worry about traffic, slow pace, and stunning scenery!!
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