We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
A great beach sculpture marking the memory of the sinking of four trawlers which killed 152 fisherman in 1947. It depicts the widows and orphans of the lost fishermen.
It is an original and memorable monument near the tourist information office.
Cast in memory of the sinking of four trawlers which killed 152 fishermen in 1947, this monument is a tribute to the orphans and widows whose faces show the angst of their loss. The sculpture also offers a vivid reminder of the respect the ocean...More
In Portugal's biggest marine disaster, 152 sailors died in a terrible storm that raged over two days. 72 women were left widows and 152 children were left without fathers. A sad reminder of the power of the ocean!
The two dimensional images of these figures cannot capture the scene on paper or do them justice. You have to be there. And you need to stand behind them to feel the women's pain as they stare out to sea inconsolable; remonstrating with the ocean...More