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An Underwater Christus + 19 More Stunning Pictures of Christus Statues from Around the World

by | Dec. 07, 2017

Mormon Life

The beautiful thing about art is that it can speak to people no matter their language or nationality. And Christus statues are definitely powerful examples of the way art can unite people no matter where they come from. 

From Brazil to France and Vietnam to the depths of the Mediterranean Sea, Christus statues have served as powerful reminders to millions of the love Christ has for us and His great atoning sacrifice on our behalf.

Here are 20 stunning pictures of such Christus statues from around the world that help remind us where our focus should always be—on the Savior. 

Christo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer): Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Image from www.bz-berlin.de

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Image from www.rdj4u.com

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Image from www.istockphoto.com

El Cristo de la Misericordia (The Christ of Mercy): San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

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Image from www.trover.com

Paris France Temple Christus: Paris, France

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Image from lds.org
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Image from ldsmag.com

Cristo Rey (Christ the King): Cerro del Cubilete, Mexico

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Image from multimedios.com

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Lead image from pinterest.co

The Christ of the Abyss: Meditteranean Sea off the coast of San Fruttuoso, Italy

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Image from endthread.com

Christ of Vung Tau: Vung Tau city, Vietnam

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Image from www.kuriositas.com, photo credit Spencer314b

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Image from www.kuriositas.com photo credit Flickr user Warzauwyn

Cristo-Rei (Christ the King): Lisbon, Portugal 

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Image from kuriositas.com credit Flickr user Javier

Cristo Redentore di Maratea (Jesus Christ the Redeemer of Maratea): Maratea, Italy

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Lead image screenshot from YouTube

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Lead image screenshot from YouTubeCristo-Rei

Temple Square Christus: Salt Lake City, Utah

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Lead image from www.lds.org

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Image from toursofutah.com

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Image from Pinterest

Cristo del Sagrado Corazón (Christ of the Sacred Heart): El Morro, Mexico

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Image from www.youtube.com

Pomnik Chrystusa Król (Christ the King): Świebodzin, western Poland

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Image from kuriositas.com photo credit Flickr user mr172

Rome Italy Temple Visitors' Center Christus: Rome, Italy

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Image from the Deseret News
Lead images from ldsmag.com, www.kuriositas.com, and endthread.com

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This awe-inspiring cultured marble Christus statue depicts Jesus Christ just as the scriptures describe Him, beckoning to us with open arms in a most pleasant manner as if saying: “Come unto me.”




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