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Statue of Prince Henry the Navigator

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Praca Infante Dom Henrique, Porto 4050-295, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the middle Infante Dom Henrique square you have the statue dedicated to the navigator prince who was instrumental into discovering new territories for Portugal.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elena257
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Memorial to a navigator who explored the globe. Time and memorial to a great man who inspired exploration.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alanm1c
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

A memorial to man and time when there were high risks but opportunities for those with curiosity drive and ambition. On those terms this statue is quite modest. Set well on a small sloping park. I wondered whether as with Nelson’s column, Henry has been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This a statue to the famous Navigator who was instrumental in history for starting the great explorations of the European powers, the 4th Son of the King he explored many of the Atlantic islands and the west Cost of Africa, it is located in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We passed this monument a few times during our recent vacation, and on one occasion went up to take a closer look. The monument is located near the Ribeira part of Porto, and stands in an elevated position atop a grassy hill. It has a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed October 10, 2018

He stands high on a pedestal with a globe of the world behind him. The setting is pretty near ideal; set in a green, grassy, park-like place. Passersby stop, sit, and maybe one or two even reflect upon the role this 1394-1460 legendary figure played...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The monument sits on a small hill surrounded by grass. Dedicated to Prince Henry the Navigator who started the Golden Age of Exploration. Worth stopping by.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This statue is important as it marks historically the man who most believe started the Age of Discovery. It is located in a beautiful setting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

A good place to chill a bit, surrounded by some important and iconic buildings! The statue is well preserved

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful and fitting monument for the man who did so much to begin Portugal’s explorations abroad. Very nice statue of Henry in the middle of a lovely grass-lined park. This makes for a serene and relaxing rest stop during your exploration of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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