Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Discoveries Monument)

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Cultural-Historical, Monument

Description

Henry the Navigator's Memorial was designed in 1940 for the Portuguese World Fair. On the anniversary of Henry's death, it was inaugurated in 1960. 33 sculpted historical figures are represented in the memorial, including explorers, monarchs, writers and missionaries. There is also a museum and display rooms inside the memorial, with panoramic views from the rooftop of Lisbon and the Tajo River.

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