Corcovado Mountain is located in central Rio de Janeiro. It is also known as “Hunch Back” in Portuguese language. Because of its shape it is also named hunch back. The Statue of Redeemer is situated on top of the Corcovado Mountain.
Height: 710m / 2329 feet
Geology (type): Granite
Nearest lake: Lagoa Rodrigode Freitas
Nearest beaches: Ipanema and Copacabana
Why tourists like Corcovado?
- Corcovado Mountain is one of the most widely recognized landmarks in Rio de Janeiro.
- Corcovado has its own dedicated song. The English version of this song titled by “Quiet nights of quiet stars”. It was written by Brazilian famous musicians and composer named Antonio Carlos Jobim. (more…)