Jesus Christ's Statue
01, Phường 2, Thành phố Vũng Tầu, Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu, Vietnam
About Jesus Christ's Statue
Christ the King, of Vũng Tàu is a statue of Jesus, standing on Mount Nhỏ in Vũng Tàu, Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam. The statue is the largest Christian statue across Asia since 2012,, and since its restoration of 1993, it has been a major pilgrim destination for Christians across Vietnam as well as Christian vacationers.
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