Cristo Rei

Directions to Cristo Rei

Navigational info :

  • Coordinate : 8°31’14″S 125°36’30″E
  • Address : Cape Fetucama, Cristo Rei district, Dili, Timor Leste
  • Nearest airport : Presidente Nicolau Lobato Airport
  • Nearest port : Porto de Dili
  • Nearest railway station : –
  • Nearest bus terminal : Dili Bus station
  • Nearest toll exit : –
  • Website : –

Cristo Rei is an tourism object of religious monument of Jesus Christ located at Cape Fetucama. The actual location is at Cape Fetucama, Cristo Rei district, Dili, Republic Democratic of Timor Leste.

Cristo Rei were located at Cape Fetucama, which is located in north eastern side of downtown of Dili. Cristo Rei is only 7 kilometers distance from Dili, or reachable using land transportation for just 15 minutes drive.

Cristo Rei were one of the most iconic landmark for the city of Dili. Cristo Rei is also one of the most famous tourist attractions in Dili and Timor Leste itself. The statue is located on a hill facing the Oceanside of Dili Bay (some people says that the statue facing are directing to Jakarta, Indonesian capital).

Cristo Rei is depicting Jesus Christ atop of a Globe at the height of 27 meters (at that time to represent East Timor as the 27th provinces of Indonesia). It was the second talles Jesus Christ statue in the world after Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor) statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Cristo Rei was built on 1996, the idea was given by Former Indonesian President Suharto, to commemorate 20 years of Indonesian occupation of East Timor (Timor Leste). The project cost were estimated at IDR 5 billion.

For those who want to visit Cristo Rei using personal vehicle, here are the following routes :

Baucau

Baucau > Cakung Airport > Aubaca > Karabela > Vemasse > Laleia > Manatuto > Suvida > Ilimano > Ayatan > Beraka > Hera > Areia Branca > Cristo Rei

Dili

Dili > Metuaut > Areia Branca > Cristo Rei

Kupang (Indonesia)

Kupang > Oesao > Oelamasi > Takari > Soe > Kapan > Kefamenanu > Manamas > Wini > Temkuna > Bian > Lakafehan > Atapupu > Motaain > Motaain Border Crossing > Indonesia-Timor Leste Border > Batugade Border Crossing > Batugade > Oeminak > Aimalai > Kilibain > Enelaran > Makate > Tutubaba > Loes > Maubara > Liquica > Tibar > Comoro > Dili > Metuaut > Areia Branca > Cristo Rei

Manatuto

Manatuto > Suvida > Ilimano > Ayatan > Beraka > Hera > Areia Branca > Cristo Rei

Oecusse/Pantemacasar

Pantemacasar > Mahata > Nipane > Nipane Border Crossing > Timor Leste-Indonesia Border > Wini Border Crossing > Wini > Temkuna > Bian > Lakafehan > Atapupu > Motaain > Motaain Border Crossing > Indonesia-Timor Leste Border > Batugade Border Crossing > Batugade > Oeminak > Aimalai > Kilibain > Enelaran > Makate > Tutubaba > Loes > Maubara > Liquica > Tibar > Comoro > Dili > Metuaut > Areia Branca > Cristo Rei

For those who want to visit Cristo Rei using public transportation, here are the tips :

Dili – Presidente Nicolau Lobato Airport

  1. From Presidente Nicolau Lobato Airport take a taxi to Cristo Rei

Dili – Porto de Dili

  1. From Porto de Dili take a taxi to Cristo Rei

Dili – Dili Bus station

  1. From Dili Bus station take a taxi to Cristo Rei

Baucau

  1. From Baucau embark the Baucau-Dili bus, disembark at Dili Bus station
  2. From Dili Bus station take a taxi to Cristo Rei

Manatuto

  1. From Manatuto embark the Manatuto-Dili bus, disembark at Dili Bus station
  2. From Dili Bus station take a taxi to Cristo Rei

Oecusse/Pantemacasar

  1. From Port of Mahata embark the Oecusse-Dili Ferry, disembark at Porto de Dili
  2. From Porto de Dili take a taxi to Cristo Rei

Darwin (Northern Territory, Australia)

  1. From Darwin International Airport embark the Darwin-Dili flight (Airnoth), disembark at Presidente Nicolau Lobato Airport
  2. From Presidente Nicolau Lobato Airport take a taxi to Cristo Rei

Denpasar (Bali, Indonesia)

  1. From Ngurah Rai International Airport embark the Denpasar-Dili flight (Citilink, NAM Air, Sriwijaya Air), disembark at Presidente Nicolau Lobato Airport
  2. From Presidente Nicolau Lobato Airport take a taxi to Cristo Rei

Jakarta (Jakarta, Indonesia)

  1. From Sukarno-Hatta International Airport embark the Jakarta Sukarno Hatta-Denpasar-Dili flight (Citilink), disembark at Presidente Nicolau Lobato Airport
  2. From Presidente Nicolau Lobato Airport take a taxi to Cristo Rei

Kupang (NTT, Indonesia)

  1. From Terminal Bis Kupang embark the Kupang-Dili bus, disembark at Dili Bus station
  2. From Dili Bus station take a taxi to Cristo Rei

Singapore

  1. From Changi Airport embark the Singapore-Dili flight (Silkair), disembark at Presidente Nicolau Lobato Airport
  2. From Presidente Nicolau Lobato Airport take a taxi to Cristo Rei

 

Public transportation serving Cristo Rei :

Nearest point of interest :

  • Areia Branca
  • Cristo Rei Beach

List of Hotels near to Cristo Rei:

  • Beachside Hotel
  • Discovery Inn
  • Hotel Audian
  • Hotel California
  • Hotel Lecidere
  • Hotel Timor
  • Novo Horizonte Hotel
  • Novo Turismo Resort & Spa
  • Venture Hotel

Reference :

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