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Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar

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Eternal Flame

This monument stands in tribute to members of the Portuguese army who died during the Overseas War... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Solemn Memorial

This area is akin to the US and other countrys' Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. There are armed guards... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2019
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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“eternal flame”(7 reviews)
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Monument to Combatants who died in mission in Overseas War..about 10.000 names engraved in the stones; also see the Chapel and Memorial do the Portuguese Soldier who died fighting for Portugal and at right the names of Combatants who died in Peace...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are walking past the Tower of Belem away from the discoveries Monument you will come to this monument of combatants. We did not go into the museum.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lispony
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monument stands in tribute to members of the Portuguese army who died during the Overseas War of 1961 to 1974. The monument consists of a triangular sculpture formed by two large black and white pillars to form an inverted V shape, over an eternal...More

Date of experience: July 2019
33  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

This area is akin to the US and other countrys' Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. There are armed guards to keep tourists in check and a large monument complete with eternal flame to honor those countrymen who have served or are serving for the greater...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BlueRidgeCouple
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

This is Portugal's tribute to their unknown soldiers who have died. A very tasteful monument in memory. Next to the army museum.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank ian_dempster
Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

Located near the Belem Tower, this monument recognises those that died in overseas wars. The design of the monument is very striking and as it is located near the tower it's wort a visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

This is really worth seeing a beautiful monument with the eternal flame burning. And it's guarded by two soldiers very interesting to watch them change ends.

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank chasweb
Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

Just a bit further than the tower of Belém, this monument should be visited just as much. It’s a beautiful building and the history of it is something to pay tribute to. Walking down the whole coast of Belém will naturally lead you here so...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TimHensley55
Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

This is a monument for people died in African wars. The wars were started by Portuguese by sending their young to die in far away Africa. .

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 7SE3
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

The Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar is found in Belém. It is a very large monument of water with two black and white structures that form a triangular shaped archway. The monument is to remember those soldiers that fort and died during the 1960’s and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pisces232
Reviewed March 7, 2019

An eternal flame is burning here, it remembers fallen soldiers. Two soldiers stand guard and they switch places from time to time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank YvesDeziron
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