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Monument to the Discoveries
Padrão dos Descobrimentos

349 Reviews
Lisbon Top 2 in Can't Miss Attractions
Liked by 5
Business Suspended Business hours TBA
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 0.5-1 hour
Address: Av. Brasília 1400-038 Lisboa
Phone: +351-213-031950

What people are saying:

The monument to the voyage is a symbol of Portugal, built to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of the navigator Prince Henry, and the appearance of the ship with a huge sail, with Henry and his assistant, Gamal, standing at the bow. The monument square of the Tonglu Monument, not far from the 4.25 bridge, lets the Portuguese people in the great voyage times brilliant.

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Additional Information


The nautical monument, also known as the Great Discovery Monument, stands beside the Empire Square, with its tall and straight posture and modern design, making it one of Lisbon's new landmarks. The monument was built to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of the prince of the dynasty, Don Alfonso Henry, with statues of Henry, Da Gama and many other sailors engraved on the sides, along with a number of voyagers who accompanied them, and Famous generals, missionaries and scientists in the history of Portugal, behind the monument is a large cross symbolizing religious beliefs.
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