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"Padrao dos Descobrimentos- Details" Top 5 Page for this destination Padrao dos Descobrimentos - Discoveries Monument Tip by ncfg


This unique building is designed in the shape of a caravel, showing Henry the Navigator at the prow holding a small caravel, as well as many relevant heroes of Portuguese history such as :
> Vasco da Gama, maritime voyage to India
> Pedro Álvares Cabral who discoverer of Brazil ,
>Fernão Magalhães who crossed the Pacific in1520,
> the writer Camões and others.

This huge monument with 50 metres height is visited by millions of people each year.

Address: Av. Brasília, 1400-038 Lisboa,
Directions: On the waterfront

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 5, 2004
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