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A monument with a
great view over Lisbon

Padrão dos Descobrimentos

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Why locals love it

A monument that reminds the conquests of Portugal. And being built near the river, Torre de Belém and Jerónimos, it's a monument that reminds us how great we could be. The viewpoint at the top is a great surprise. Prepare your camera!

Why you should visit it

Monument to the Discoveries is a monument on the northern bank of the Tagus River estuary, in the civil parish of Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon. Located along the river where ships departed to explore and trade with India and Orient, the monument celebrates the Portuguese Age of Discovery (or Age of Exploration) during the 15th and 16th centuries.

Special tip

Don't forget to taste "Pastéis de Belém", 10 minutes walking from here.

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5 Comments

It's the place where all the Portuguese heroes of the discoverys from the 1400's and so on are represented in a big statue. A must see in front of the riverside
Bernardo
Local
October 31, 2019
The place where the sailors left to discover the world from Lisbon, full of touristic historical places and very close to the most famous pastry in Lisbon, nice parks and restaurants
Hugo
Local
March 9, 2019
Beautiful and inspiring!
An Inactive User
Local
February 27, 2019
Number 1
Pedro
Local
May 5, 2018
Been there, beautiful spot.
Kalev
Traveller
March 10, 2016

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