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Statue of Jesus-icon, which looks at the Rio de Janeiro, is checked after the two fingers and head were injured by lightning during a recent storm. Officials say they will put in to become a big lightning rods to prevent future damage.
Statue, nearly 30 meters tall, not including its 8-foot support, is considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world.
Lightning strikes hit close to the statue of Christ the Savior January 16, 2014. Strong lightning storm and rain swept across the city, flooding streets, destroying buildings and chipped part of the big toe of his right hand in the famous statue.
The visitors raised their hands to pray near the statue of Christ the Savior January 21, 2014.
January 21, it was noted that one of the fingers of the statue of the Savior is damaged. The famous statue studied and repaired after the two fingers and her head had been damaged during the last storm. Officials say they will put more lightning in the article, to prevent it from future damage.
The worker climbs the statue of Christ the Savior, to assess the recent damage.
Employee peeps inside the head of the statue of Christ the Savior.
Work examines the arm of the statue of Christ the Savior.
The repair work is checked by the statue of Christ the Savior Cathedral on 21 January.
Sunset behind the statue of Christ the Redeemer and the Corcovado Mountain December 28, 2012.
"Supermoon 'seen behind the statue of the Savior on May 6, 2012. Supermoon - coincidence of the full moon (or new moon) with the closest approach that the moon does to Earth.
View of the Statue of Christ the Savior, March 20, 2011.
Tourists standing near a statue of Christ the Savior September 29, 2010.
Awareness Symbol AIDS is placed in front of the statue of the Savior, to commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1, 2007. Brazil provides free AIDS drugs to anyone who needs them and aggressively forcing manufacturers to lower the prices of drugs.
Statue covered in pink - for awareness on Breast Cancer October 5, 2010; blue - for the World Day for Autism Awareness on April 1, 2011; and the national colors of Brazil - shortly after the completion of its four-month reconstruction of the July 1, 2010.
View of the statue of Christ the Redeemer at sunset November 2, 2010.
The men work on the scaffolding surrounding the statue of Christ the Savior on March 12, 2010. Statue of icons was opened in 1931 after the reconstruction cost of $ 4 million. Heavy rains have destroyed parts of her face and hands, and it is damaged by lightning strikes over the years.
The statue of Christ the Savior surrounded by scaffolding during renovations in 2010.
The statue of Christ the Redeemer stands over Rio de Janeiro, June 19, 2013. Sugar Loaf Mountain is on the right.
The statue of Christ the Savior, surrounded by clouds, illuminated at dusk June 7, 2013.
US President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia, during a tour near the statue of Christ the Savior, March 19, 2011. During the five-day trip to Latin America, President Obama visited the various attractions and places.
View the full moon behind the statue of Christ the Savior July 4, 2012.