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Dili, East Timor
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A road takes you close to the base of the statue of the Pope, with a short walk up a wide set of stairs. There is a conference room where the Pope said mass (never open when I have been there)..Toilets also locked. Good views...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Visited this site on a day trip around Dili. While the memorial is in some ways remarkable once again the lack of upkeep and interest makes it a disappointment. If a little more effort was poured into this location both by the church and state...More

Thank alwayne56
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This was definitely a highlight of the tour, this huge statue of Pope JP II. was amazing to see. Excellent

Thank MikeStan65
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This visit was part of a the tour I did with Timor Adventures and I can not speak highly enough of the company and its guides.

Thank Envho74
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This site honors and remembers a significant event in history. Good on you Pope John Paul. You made a big impact.

Thank judiemac2018
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Bit if a windy road and a few stairs but well worth the visit to look over the city from the statue.

Thank Michael_NT
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

It's about 100-150 steps to the statue. Steep steps. Best time would be in the morning else gets very hot. Very impressive statue.

Thank Shaa2016
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The walk to Christa Rae takes about an hour from the cafes on the beach in Metiut. The walk has stairs all the way to the top and it gives you a fantastic view of Dili Harbour. So if you are looking to exercise while...More

Thank Davd M
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This tourist feature consists of a statue and a toilet. The toilet is the better of the two, simply because there are very few public facilities for travellers in East Timor. The size of the statue is impressive and is cleverly positioned to be visible...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is not just a place for Roman Catholics. The statue is a work of art, and the location is good, with views of the sea and surrounding countryside.

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