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Cristo Rei of Dili

Cristo Rei of Dili or Christ the King of Dili is a statue of Jesus built in 1996 on the hill of Fatucama, east of Dili, Timor leste, as a reminder of East Timor's integration into Indonesia. The 27-meter (88.6 ft) statue represents East Timor as Indonesia's 27th province at the time and since most people embrace the Catholic religion.

The hilly area is low, but has other higher hill areas. Ramelau hill in the eastern region as far as 16 kilometers stood Mary statue. Cristo Rei is the second largest statue of Jesus in the world after Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with a height of 36 meters on the hill.

Xvlor Cristo Rei of Dili statue stands on hill of Fatucama peninsula in Timor Leste

The Cristo Rei complex is a sacred area used by people to offer prayer offerings for the sake of salvation. The statue stands on a hill towards the blue sea where the white sandy beach stretch creates a very beautiful panorama where visitors climb 500 stairs.

The statue was designed by Mochamad Syailillah and inaugurated by President Soeharto as a gift from the Indonesian government to the people of East Timor. The idea was proposed by the East Timorese governor José Abilio Osorio Soares who was intended as a gift for the 20th anniversary of East Timor's integration into Indonesia.

The project spent more than Rp5 billion (US$559,000) and took a year to create the sculpture body created by 30 workers. Construction consists of 27 separate copper parts which are then fed into three trailers and shipped to Dili. The reconstruction of the statue, including the globe and the 10 meter high cross takes three months.

Inauguration on 15 October 1996 in which Roman Catholic Bishop Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, President Suharto and East Timor Governor José Abilio Osorio Soares watched this sculpture revelation from the air using a helicopter.

Xvlor.com Cristo Rei of Dili statue stands on hill of Fatucama peninsula in Timor Leste

Location: Dili, Timor Leste.

Routes and public transport: All flights to Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport.

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