If you're interested in history this is a great spot to visit. Located close to Belem Tower and St Jeronimos monastery it is a short trip from downtown Lisbon. We had a car and included this with a visit to Sintra
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Impressive Monument. Great location for pictures. We are glad that we went however, visit the Monastery and the Tower of Belem which are very near to make the trip worth it.
This monument is not very old (build in 1960) but it is very spectacular. It commemorates the discoveries of all the exotic places under Portugese reign. If you pay 5€ you can visit the top deck and take some beautiful pictures. TIP: if you climb...More
Beautiful monument, take some selfies and pictures and be on your way again. While I honestly was impressed, there is nothing more to see than this enormous statue. Do not spend money on going on top of the monument. To me the view was not...More
Very interesting to visit the Padrao dos Descobrimentos is an imposing and iconic monument located on the banks of the River Tagus in Lisbon
This is a great monument and well worth it to go by the river side to take a look - one of the nicest in Lisbon in my opinion.
A trip to Belem with its sites are must. This exploration monument is beautiful and right on the water.