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"Igreja dos Jerónimos - Luis Vaz de Camoes" Mosteiro dos Jerónimos - Jerónimos Monastery Tip by Willettsworld


Luis Vaz de Camoes (c. 1524 – June 10, 1580) is considered Portugal's, and the Portuguese language's greatest poet, a kind of Portuguese version of Shakespeare. He's most remembered for his poem Os Lusíadas ("The Lusiads") which accounts the exploits of the Portuguese navigators of the 16th century. His tomb in the Igreja dos Jerónimos is near that of Vasco de Gama.

Address: Praça do Império, 1400-206 Lisboa
Directions: Near Largo Jerónimos
Phone: +351 21 362 0034

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  • Written Dec 7, 2010
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