Christ the Redeemer Statue a Hit for Rio Visitors

August 17, 2016 04:36 PM

Many Olympic visitors to Rio de Janeiro - including athletes, officials and their families - are in the stunningly beautiful coastal city for the first time in their lives. If there's spare time for sightseeing, a trip to see the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue that overlooks the former Brazilian capital is high on the list of many. Parke Brewer is in Rio covering the Olympics for VOA and has the story.