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Tegucigalpa Sights

Cristo de Picacho

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Standing guard over the city, this monumental statue of Christ has been a landmark since it was erected in 1997. On the same hill is an ancient Coca-Cola sign, constructed with individual white letters using the same idea as Southern California's famous "hollywood" sign. It is visible from many places throughout the city, and its proximity has led irreverent residents to dub the Cristo statue "the Coca-Cola Christ." From here there's a beautiful view of the valley. It all sits in the Parque de las Naciones Unidas, a great place to have a picnic, although it can be crowded with locals on weekends. A small zoo in the park has seen better days. A taxi is the easiest way to get up here. Expect to pay L100 from downtown.

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Cerro El Picacho, 6 km (3½ mi) north of downtown, Tegucigalpa, Honduras


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Sight Details:

  • Park entrance: L20
  • Weekdays 8–3, weekends 9–4:30


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