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Did not know that Vasco da Gama was born here until we chanced upon the monument during a short... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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A Master Mariner

Sines is the birthplace of Vasco Da Gama and he is the number one son ! His seafaring exploits... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Travessa Vasco da Gama, Sines 7520-263, Portugal
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Did not know that Vasco da Gama was born here until we chanced upon the monument during a short comfort break.

Thank WTisSearching
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Learnt about him in school Now I saw him He was hidden next to a castle Can see him from afar He should be in the main square Was nice to see Awesome

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Reviewed December 24, 2017

Sines is the birthplace of Vasco Da Gama and he is the number one son ! His seafaring exploits speak for their self and the introduction of Indian spices etc. He stands on his plinth & looks out at today's shipping and his Praia but...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

The statue itself isnt very spectacular, but if you know a little bit about the story of vasco da gama it's great. The way he looks out of the harbour to the ocean seems to wake the explorerspirits

Thank JoeD3704
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Nice little statue next to the castle. Also get a fantastic view of Vasco da Gama beach and the Harbour and all of that for FREE!

Thank PompeyTourists
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed walking this whole area the Castle is outstanding and the Vasco da Gama statue in front of the church is well presented.

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Besides the historical side of this square, you get a wonderful view to the beach of Vasco da Gama! And what an excellent beach! Sines was a pleasant surprise. I was waiting for an industrial city and what I found was exactly the opposite! A...More

Thank António R
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Not only a historically important man but also the location and view is nice, overloking the harbor of Sines

Thank CGK60
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Uneventful. It's in a hidden spot, hence not much visiting. Watch out for dog poop on the way and possible pick pocketers

Thank Lígia S
Reviewed August 15, 2016

There is not much to say about this - it is a statue of a famous person. The location is great - Vasco looking out towards the ocean. The statue is next to the Castelo wall and from here you have a panoramic view of...More

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Response from António R | Reviewed this property |
You have plenty of parking spaces just a few steps from these spots. Enjoy your stay!