This is an imposing statue of Jesus the Redeemer, and one of the largest Jesus statues in the world. Overlooking Manado City it is posed in a “flying” stance.
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Statue of Christ's Blessing in Manado, North Sulawesi
Statue of Christ's Blessing in Manado, North Sulawesi
Statue of Christ's Blessing in Manado, North Sulawesi

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Jesus Blesses or Christ Blessing (in Manado language is Yesus Kase Berkat or Kristus Kase Berkat) is a statue of Jesus Christ in Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The structure stands 50 metres (158.3 feet) tall and consists of 20 metres of pedestal and 30 metres of statue. It is made of 25 tonnes of metal fibre and 35 tonnes of steel, and is located at the peak of the Citraland residential estate. The idea came from Ir. Ciputra, an Indonesian real estate developer, when he and his wife stood on the place where the statue is now. The statue was built for Manado and North Sulawesi society and to worship God. The construction took nearly three years by a Yogyakarta Engineer. The cost of the monument was five billion rupiah (about 540,000 dollars). This statue has a declivity 20 degree and is made from fiber and steel and became the “first tallest flying statue in the world.”


  • The Jesus Statue in Manado is officially known as the Christ Blessing Statue.
  • Located in Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, the statue stands on a hill called Bukit Kasih or Hill of Love.
  • The statue is one of the tallest statues of Jesus Christ in Asia and the world.
  • It was completed and inaugurated in 2007, becoming a significant landmark and tourist attraction in the region.
  • The location offers panoramic views of Manado city, the surrounding mountains, and the sea.
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