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Christ the Redeemer Statue in Itaperuna

Itaperuna is a city of 104,000 people (2021) in the state of Rio de Janeiro, in the Southeast of Brazil.


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  • Distance from Campos dos Goytacazes: 109 km
  • Distance from Rio de Janeiro: 300 km
  • Distance from Vitória: 261 km
  • Distance from Juiz de Fora: 206 km
  • Distance from Belo Horizonte: 340 km

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  • Christ the Redeemer Statue. The monument, which is 20 m high, was designed by the Espírito Santo sculptor Antônio Francisco Moreira. It stands on top of Morro do Castelo, from where it is possible to have a wide view of almost the entire urban area of ​​the city. At the time of its inauguration, the Itaperuna monument held the position of being the second largest statue of Christ the Redeemer in the world.


  • Itaperuna Esporte Clube, formerly Porto Alegre
  • São José Football Club


The largest concentrations of stores and commercial offices in the city are located on Avenida Cardoso Moreira, Rua Assis Ribeiro and Rua 10 de Maio.

The large clothing stores that are on Rua José Rafael Vieira ,better known as Rua das Confecções, next to the Bus Terminal. It encompasses a concentration of around 50 outlet factory stores.





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