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“Photo opportunity” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Padrao dos Descobrimentos

Padrao dos Descobrimentos
Av. Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
+351 21 303 1950
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Ranked #145 of 789 Attractions in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Erected in the honor of Portugal's Prince Henry the Navigator in 1960, this is a dramatic work of art in stone that commemorates Portugal's many famous explorers and adventurers.
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“Photo opportunity”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2009

Built 1960 to mark 500th anniversary of death of Henry the Navigator. 52m high. Worth a photo opportunity as you walk from the Monastery to the Torre de Belem. See photos.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2006

I did not actually go inside the monument but from the outside, it is impressive. The views are great and there is an elevator which will take you to the top of the monument to see the views of lisbon.

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