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Monument to the Discoveries

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Lai Yin
Lai Yin
June 27, 2019
If you catch the train from Monte Estoril train station to the stop which is very near to this location. It is a good quick stop to see this monument.
Mireille & Anouk
Mireille & Anouk
June 21, 2019
Great view of Belém and Tejo
January 27, 2019
The Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries) stands 170 Ft (52 m) tall. This stunning monument was designed to commemorate the Age of Discoveries in Portugal. It was inaugurated in 1960, on the fifth centenary of one of the country’s great discoverers, Prince Henry the Navigator, who…
May 18, 2018
Lisbon's most monumental architecture can be admired from the top of this monument, standing on the spot where Vasco da Gama left for his world-changing voyage to India. Be sure to look down to see visitors standing on top of the world (a map on the pavement illustrating the routes of the Portuguese…
May 09, 2018
Monument to the Portuguese Discoveries

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