South Padre Island, Texas: Mini Christ the Redeemer Statue

No need to travel to Brazil when you can see a similar statue in Texas. Located on a flat beach, and "mini" only when compared to the original; it's a big statue.
Address:
Bait Shop Rd, South Padre Island, TX
Directions:
Hwy 100/Queen Isabella Causeway onto the island. Turn right onto Padre Blvd. Drive about 1.5 miles, to the south tip of the island. Statue on the right.
Admission:
$10 per vehicle.
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Christ of the Fishermen.

Mini Christ the Redeemer Statue

While jogging along the beach my wife and I ran into a mini "Christ the Redeemer" statue at the south end of South Padre Island in the trailer park. If memory serves me correct, the statue is a tribute to all those who lost their lives at sea near there.

[Irwin & Victorina, 01/21/2014]

Officially named "Christ of the Fishermen," the statue was erected in 1999.

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