Inaugurated in 1960 to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Henry the Navigator, this iconic caravel-shape monument protrudes over the river in celebration
of the city’s illustrious seafaring history. Led by Henry at the helm, a further 32 carved figures of legendary navigators, cartographers, kings and patrons evoke the city’s unrivalled maritime expansion. Head inside for multimedia exhibitions or right the way to the top for more stunning river views.


Padrão dos Descobrimentos, Av. Brasília, Lisbon, Portugal

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