Lightning Strikes Brazil’s Christ The Redeemer Statue: The Statue Suffers Significant Damages Over The Years

The people of Brazil become speechless and amazed to see a captured movement of supernatural power yesterday. An image of a lightning bolt that has hit the Christ the Redeemer statue has gone viral on social media, giving an astonishing view to people globally.

When some events got captured by supernatural power it makes people shocked. Now, pictures are getting viral which are really stunning of Brazil's famous Christ the Redeemer statue. It seems like ‘God' is showing some ‘supernatural power'.

A bulk of comments are posted by netizens after posting these pictures of lighting hitting the statue. As soon as the images were shared on social media, it made the headlines.

This incident got captured on 10 February by someone and instantly got viral on social media. This mesmerizing photo makes us all amazed. Since the image has been posted, it has garnered over 21.5 million views, over two lakh likes and has been retweeted over 23,000 times.

One Instagram influencer Fernando Braga instantly captured the stunning scene when a sudden thunderstorm hit the statue. He then posted the photo on Instagram.


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On Twitter, the photos have been viewed more than 20 million times. The image spurred numerous Thor and Zeus jokes. But, this lightning is destroying this attractive artwork of Brazil. Let's learn more about this monument. A huge number of comments were received by this post immediately, one of them, “Amazing photo, but this speaks volumes. If you haven’t already, accept Jesus into your heart & receive the free gift of salvation before it’s too late”.

Christ the Redeemer Statue Suffers Damages

One of the most recognizable landmarks in the world is the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro. It is a symbol of hope, love, and peace for people. However, this iconic status has suffered significant damage over the years.

Even, in 2008, the statue was hit by a lightning bolt at Jesus Christ statue's right hand. In 2014, another lightning struck the head and was destroyed. Now, considering this issue, the Brazilian government and local communities are still working to protect the statue and restore its original condition.

All About Christ the Redeemer Statue

The Jesus statue attracts colossal tourists all over the world with its massive artwork. This status demonstrates Jesus Christ with open arms was designed by French sculptors Paul Landowski and built by Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa, with the assistance of French engineer Albert Caquot.

The construction of the statue began in 1922 and ended in 1931 which took around nine years. It symbolizes love, hope, and acceptance. What's more exciting fact is that it stands 98 feet on top of Corcovado Mountain giving an overwhelming view of the city and the bay.

The Brazil Jesus statue has become one of the most recognizable landmarks in Brazil, attracting millions of tourists each year. In 2007, the Christ the Redeemer statue was declared one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, cementing its status as a symbol of hope, faith, and resilience for people all over the world.

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The Brazilian government has taken steps to mitigate the risk of future lightning strikes, including installing a lightning rod system to direct the lightning away from the statue.

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