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Bronzestatue Diogo Alfonso

Avenida de Republica, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
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OK statue, great meeting point

nice view of harbor and right next to Torre de Belem, near fish and municipal markets, etc... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2017
babystepper
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Elmira, New York
historie

Reading the history of Cabo Verde islands..Can be a start..Before you visit this place... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2017
Reidun E
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Arendal, Norway
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21 Apr 2017
“OK statue, great meeting point”
20 Feb 2017
“historie”
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Avenida de Republica, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
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Reviewed April 21, 2017

nice view of harbor and right next to Torre de Belem, near fish and municipal markets, etc. Standard statue of famous person - not worth a separate visit unless you are a bronze afficianado

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Reviewed February 20, 2017

Reading the history of Cabo Verde islands..Can be a start..Before you visit this place. ..Than..Look to the museo

Thank Reidun E
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

You can't fail to see the statue as you wall along the sea front. Wish there was more information .... Several locals were seated at the base of the statue when we visited, so we didn't linger to find out more.

Thank Ralph R
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Reviewed December 25, 2016

Between the Avenida da Republica and the sea is the big bronze statue of Diogo Afonso, the Portuguese navigator, who is considered to be the discoverer of the islands of Sao Vicente and Santo Antâo in 1462 and who later became a captain (governor) of...More

Thank saronic
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Reviewed March 11, 2016

This statue has a troubled history. It has been moved and even turned around depending on the prevailing mood of the locals. The reason for this is that it reminds people of their colonial past. Attitudes now seem to have moderated, and once again the...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2016

A modern statue next to Torre de Belem. The nice thing about the statue is its location on fishermen's beach where there are many colourful boats and in front of 19th C English-built trading houses. It is very photogenic in its surroundings.

Thank Jiri P
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Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

This bronze statue commemorates the discoverer of the Cape Verde islands. It's situated on the seafront very close to the Torre do Belem looking out to sea. Worth a look and a photo opportunity.

Thank Rvwr2012
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