Sunday, July 31, 2016

#Portugal #Christ of King Cristo Rei light up with the Portuguese Colors #Almada


The outstretched arms of the Christ the King monument, projected towards the city of Lisbon.
Official name: Santuário Nacional de Cristo Rei
Name origin: Cristo Rei Portuguese for Christ the King
Country Portugal
RegionLisbon
Sub-regionGrande Lisboa
DistrictSetúbal
MunicipalityAlmada
LocationAlmada
 - elevation104 m (341 ft)
 - coordinates38°40′42.89″N 9°10′16.80″WCoordinates38°40′42.89″N 9°10′16.80″W
Length25 m (82 ft), North-South
Width25 m (82 ft), West-East
Height79.30 m (260 ft)
ArchitectsAntónio Lino,Francisco de Mello e Castro,Francisco Franco,João de Sousa Araújo
StyleModern architecture
MaterialsReinforced Concrete, Masonry,Limestone, Glass
Originc. 1941
 - Initiated17 May 1959
 - Completionc. 1969
OwnerPortuguese Republic
For publicPublic
VisitationClosed (24 December (1:00 p.m.) to 25 December (2:30 p.m.); 31 December (6:15 p.m.) to 1 January (10:00 a.m.)
Easiest accessAvenida do Cristo Rei, Ponte 25 de Abril
ManagementInstituto Gestão do Patrimonio Arquitectónico e Arqueológico
OperatorDiocese of Setúbal
Winter9:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Summer(Daily) 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; (Weekends) 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.