If you want to indulge in spiritual peace and enjoy a beautiful view of the Orava region countryside, visit the unique statue of Christ in the village of Klin. Did you know that the statue is the third copy of the Brazilian Christ in the world; the second one is a 23 metre Christ the Saviour in Lisbon, Portugal?
Jesus Christ Statue in Klin
The statue of the Saviour rises above the village on Grapa Hill, and the hands of the statue are directed at protecting all of Orava. The monument is a copy of the famous Brazilian statue in Rio de Janeiro. It is 9.5 metres tall and it weighs 23 tons. Pope John Paul II also prays to the Christ as his statue was added in 2009.
The Orava statue of the Crist was created by a local folk master and it is the tallest statue of the Saviour in Slovakia. Chapel of Divine Mercy is located under the statue of Jesus Christ and John Paul II.