will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

"Goncalo Velho Cabral." Top 5 Page for this destination Ponta Delgada Favorite Tip by cachaseiro

Ponta Delgada General: 9 reviews and 14 photos

  Statue of Goncelo Velho Cabral in Ponta Delgada.
by cachaseiro

Favorite thing: Goncalo Velho Cabral was the person who made the first settlement in Sao Miguel.
He was a munk from the order of Christ, who under the their leader Henry the navigator set sails to explore the new world.
These days he is honored with a statue on the main square in Ponta Delgada where he stands right in from of the city gate and looks out towards the sea.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Apr 26, 2012
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“my life is a road movie”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 8 5
Forum Rank:
0 0 0 2 1

Have you been to Ponta Delgada?

  Share Your Travels