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Sacadura Cabral and Gago Coutinho Monument

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Historic Monument

An unusual sight at first, but when you read the story it all makes sense. This is a life-sized... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
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For the brave who dared to dream

This is an exact replica of the plane flown by these 2 aviators in 1922. Using only astronomy to... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2019

You are going to stop at the parking lot here to get to the castle. Spend a few minutes to enjoy the absolutely wonderful model of the seaplane-- it is a work of art! I do not remember the story (you do see a lot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

An unusual sight at first, but when you read the story it all makes sense. This is a life-sized replica of the first plane to cross the Atlantic - from Lisbon to South America. It happened in 1922 and is yet another example of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Located along the Tagus River, between the Tower of Belem and Padrao dos Descobrimentos. It is a replica of an aircraft that crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 1922.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nwaynesworld
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Tuesday 9th October and we were on our way to visit the famous Belém Tower, or the Tower of St Vincent and we came across this interesting Statue on the way to the Tower along the banks of the River Tagus It commemorates the first...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 10 October 2018

On the way to view the Tower Of Belém on the waterfront we came across this superb statue of a Fairey seaplane totally unexpectedly. It is not exactly a hidden secret, but given the unusualness of the structure, it is surprising that it is not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is an exact replica of the plane flown by these 2 aviators in 1922. Using only astronomy to chart their course from Lisbon to Rio de Janero, they actually finished the trip in 79 days (with a hiccup or two). One pretty big hiccup...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

One of the amazing things that you discover about this great city of Lisbon, is that there is no shortage of memorials and statues honoring this great city and country's past history. The Sacadura Cabral and Gago Coutinho honors the two famous aviators who flew...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Sacadura Cabral and Gago Coutinho Monument located by the riverside next to the Monument to the Discoveries is erected to memorise the two aviators for the flight across South Atlantic from Lisbon to Rio in the early 20th's. Another photo spot around the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Beautiful monument but not a must see, in my opinion. Placed on Tagus river bank, at walking distance to Padrao dos Descobrimientos, Mosteiro dos Jeronimos or Jardim da Praca do Imperio, in an area full of tourists. In less than 10 minutes you see it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank zuv
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Walking between Belem Tower and the monument you will pass by this particular monument that has been constructed in memory of pioneer aviators.

Date of experience: May 2018
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visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of
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