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The statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro. One of the world's most iconic monuments.
The famous Brazilian landmark, which is perched on top of the 700 metre Corcovado Mountain, is celebrating its 80th birthday.
It took five years to build and was inaugurated in October 1931. Now up to ten thousand visitors flock to the 38 metre tall figure every day.
famous or well known. Also, something that represents a place
place which is easily identifiable
sitting in a position that is close to the edge
- flock to
gather together in large numbers and go somewhere