Christ the Redeemer is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Housing prices in Rio de Janeiro have increased simply if the property has a view of Christ the Redeemer. This is how he ende up creating the statue using stone tiles. Wind and rain have worn away at the statue’s stone tiles. For years, visitors to Christ the Redeemer had to scale around 200 steps to get from the train station to the statue.