One of those tick box type of tourist attractions. Can be very windy and crowded. Lack of educational information.
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Located in the city of Belem a 20 minutes ride from Lisbon. A great place to spend a day visiting their great museums and botanical gardens
Right off the western coast of Lisbon, this is definitely the most interesting mad-made structure in Lisbon. It is a very big block on which the most prominent historical figures of Portugal have been engraved and standing on the top is Vasco de Gama. You...More
Located directly opposite the monastery and right on the river, this is a beautiful site to see. With gorgeous views, it is worth walking over to.
This is an impressive monument with stone sculptures on it. You have to view from all sides in order to get the full view of this fantastic landmark. Although the monument is made in 20th century, it has marked the exploration age and historical facts...More
This is a must see when in Belem. The massive and lifelike statues are spectacular! Make sure to look at both sides in order to get the full impact.
15E tram from the square will get you here and it is worth the journey. This is a great monument with fantastic stone sculptures and needs to be viewed from many angles. Carving is incredibly life like. We did not feel a need to pay...More
I would suggest you visit this attraction as part of a lovely afternoon visiting the other sites in this part of Lisbon. It is stunning to look at and of course there are plenty of tourists with the thought so beware the selfie sticks. We...More