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"Memorial to Vasco de Gama " Top 5 Page for this destination Monuments & Memorials & Sculptures Tip by keeweechic


This memorial sits in the Esplanade Reservoir and is a dedication to Vasco de Gama (1469 - 1525). He was a Portuguese navigator whose sailings linked Europe with the Indian Ocean. This piece or art was a joint effort of John Kirkness, Edgar Nailor and Clare Bailey after inspiration by the strong Portuguese community in the area. The memorial was completed in 1997.

Address: Esplanade Reservoir, Marine Tce

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  • Written Jun 18, 2005
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