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Torre de Belém - Tower of Belém, Lisbon: 224 reviews and 444 photos


Belém is full of amazing and familiar monuments and sights. This is a picture of the Discoveries Monument, probably the most photographed thing in all of Portugal. While some of you may have forgotten about Vasco da Gama and Henry the Navigator from your middle school geography lessons, in Portugal, these two explorers among others are revered for bringing their country wealth and power in their time and fame for all time. This monument is dedicated to all of the Portuguese explorers.

Address: Av. Brasília, 1400-038 Lisboa
Directions: In Jardim da Torre de Belém
Phone: +351 21 362 0034
Website: http://www.torrebelem.pt/en/

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  • Updated Mar 24, 2003
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