Monuments - History and Culture at your service!
There are so many great Lisbon
that it will probably be very difficult to visit all of them in just
one trip to Lisbon.
This is good news because it means you have to
come back again and again...
||The two most famous of all Lisbon Monuments
are the Belém Tower (Torre de Belém) and
the Jerónimos Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos).
Both are located in Belém and are classified as World Heritage by
Still in Belém you have to visit the Discoveries Monument (Padrão dos Descobrimentos).
This monument is
a tribute to the great Portuguese Age of the Discoveries (Era das Descobertas).
It has multiple
prominent people represented in this sculpture.
In front of them all is
Vasco da Gama, a symbol of this amazing time and leader of the first successful boat trip to India.
the Tagus River to the other side you have to visit the Monument of Christ King (Monumento de Cristo-Rei).
Inspired in the Rio de Janeiro's "Cristo Redentor", this amazing piece
of art allows you to appreciate a fantastic
view over the city of Lisbon and the Tagus River (Rio Tejo).
the 25 de Abril Lisbon Bridge (Ponte
25 de Abril) but on this side of the river, you
can admire the Lisbon Aqueduct.
An amazing piece of engineering that survived the 1755 Lisbon
If you like bullfights, don't forget to visit the Campo
Pequeno's bullring and you can shop some souvenirs in the Shopping Centre below the bullring.
Some of the most amazing monuments are the churches in Lisbon.
Take for example the Lisbon
de Lisboa), perhaps the oldest building in Lisbon, and the
They are fantastic!
Also amazing are the Lisbon
Palaces, like the Ajuda
Palace (Palácio da Ajuda), and the Theatres (Teatros),
like the Saint Carlos
de São Carlos).
Go to the Lisbon
Downtown (Baixa de Lisboa), take a picture to the Augusta Street Arch (Arco da Rua Augusta).
After that, climb to the Saint
George Castle (Castelo
de São Jorge) and appreciate the great view over the city.
Some train stations,
like the Rossio Train
Station, are authentic monuments more than worthy of a
Throughout the city you have Statues
which are tributes to some of the most prominent people of Lisbon.
Reminders of great events or achievements.
already tired? But this is only the beginning...
This is omly a
sample of the Lisbon Monuments available to you.
I hope this
you excited and willing to pay us a visit soon. Find out more...
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