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Review of Padrao dos Descobrimentos

Padrao dos Descobrimentos
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$21.61*
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Belém District and the Salazar Dictatorship Legacy - Private Walking Tour
Ranked #43 of 414 things to do in Lisbon
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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.
Newry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“great vues”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

This monument has a lift to take you to the top of the monument for a 4euros and it`s worth it, because the scenery it`s spectacular ans you can see below rosa dos ventos.

Visited August 2013
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“Very moving”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2013

Right on the spot. Similar to seeing where Columbus left Barcelona! The monument resembles the prow of a ship with sails billowing above. Each brave pathfinder stands on the shoulders of those who preceded him.

Visited September 2013
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Charleston, South Carolina
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“An Awesome reminder of what it meant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

The Large Monument at the waters edge commemorates those the went to sea for decades and centuries. Great area for Photo opportunities also.Nice area just a little bit away from the Tower too.

Visited April 2013
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Southern California
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“What a Tribute to the Discoverers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2013

This is a very impressive monument. If you're in the area, you should stop and walk around it. It's nice to see the water from here.

Visited June 2013
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Lexington, Kentucky
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“Great place for an evening walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2013

This monument in itself is a place where you just want to take several pictures and you are done. However, as this monument is only a 10 minute walk to the Tower of Belem it is a great place to go for a evening walk right by the river and see two things at once ;)

Visited August 2013
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