Padrão dos Descobrimentos

Avenida Brasília, 1400-038 Lisbon, Portugal Avenida Brasília, 1400-038 Lisbon, Portugal
discoveries riverside viewpoint
Padrão dos Descobrimentos. Lisbon, Portugal

This huge limestone monument was erected in 1960 to commemorate the death of Prince Henry de Navigator, promoter of the discoveries. The memorial has a shape of a caravel and presents 33 figures, famous Portuguese such as: Henry de Navigator on the front Vasco da Gama, Luís de Camões. This sight is a replica, the original was built as a temporary monument for the Exhibition of Portuguese World to represent the 5 continents.
You can climb to the top of the monument and find a 56 m-high terrace that offers an unparalleled view of the city and the river. In one glance, your eyes will take in a view that includes: the Belém Tower, Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Palace, Memória Church, Ajuda National Palace, Tejo Power Station and the Belém Cultural Centre. From the terrace, you can also enjoy a delightful panoramic view of the Tagus as it flows into the Atlantic Ocean, or appreciate an unforgettable sunset.
Then, go down to Level-1, a space where exhibitions are staged to encourage visitors to explore and deepen their knowledge. This space also hosts cultural and artistic events relating to the monument.
March to September: 10am-7pm & October to February: 10am-6pm
Closed: Mondays on Mar. to Oct., Jan. 1, May 1, Dec. 25;
Regular Adult Ticket - 4 eur
Family - 2 Adults + 2 Children (12-18 years old) - 10 eur
Children from 12 to 18 years old, Youth Card Holders; people over 65 years old - 2 eur

+351 213 031 950
discoveries riverside viewpoint

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