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O Navio Gil Eannes

Doca Comercial, Viana do Castelo 4900 - 321, Portugal
+351 258 809 710
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Unusual piece of history

In this museum we can learn not only about how the ship works but also how difficult was to be a... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Michal M
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Fantastic trip

Well worth a visit. Beautifully restored hospital ship which portrays all aspects of working life... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Teenage_Wild_Life
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  • Average5%
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Doca Comercial, Viana do Castelo 4900 - 321, Portugal
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+351 258 809 710
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

In this museum we can learn not only about how the ship works but also how difficult was to be a fisherman in the middle of the ocean. We can visit not only the rooms of the sailors or capitan but also fully equiped surgery...More

Thank Michal M
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Beautifully restored hospital ship which portrays all aspects of working life on a ship from engineer to surgeon. The wards and operating theatres were very interesting. Good value for money and educational.

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Reviewed March 23, 2018

A good experience to show to our kids, a must see. They will see live how is a ship inside, dont miss it.

Thank Nuno T
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Outside you never imagine that ship inside it is so huge. The price of the ticket is 4€. It is well preserved and a lot of details and history. I highly recommend to visit the ship.

Thank Smashnhi
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

The first ship to receive the name of “Gil Eannes” was the ship named “Lahneck” a ship of the German Empire seized after the entrance of Portugal in World War I (1916), then it has being transformed into auxiliary cruiser of the Portuguese Navy. Subsequently,...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

The Hospital Ship Gil Eanes is a museum space that contributes to cultural, tourist and scientific development in areas related to the sea.

Thank LidiaPereira
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

Most tourists visit tall ships or war vessels, this hospital ship is a bit different. You can visit many levels and all crew and clinical rooms. It is on apart of the quay that means you can incorporate it into a good riverfront walk. After...More

Thank Jonathan H
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

What a surprise and so interesting to view. Wonderful to see this magnificent hospital ship so immaculately restored and maintained. Historically to learn that in our lifetime what incredibly brave and strong men made those journeys to fish off Newfoundland, supported by this vessel. A...More

Thank Joyce h
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

This was a great way to spend an afternoon. VERY interesting and cool to see all the old equipment and imagine how difficult it must have been. Definitely worth the money.

Thank PatrickHildreth
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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Very well kept and renovated boat. Great views of the city all the way up to the mount of Saint Lucia. Beautiful

Thank WizEva
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