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Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar

Avenida Brasilia - no Forte do Bom Sucesso | next to Belém Tower, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
+351 919 903 210
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Memorial Monument

The triangular-shaped Monument that locates near to the Tower of Belem is dedicated to those... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
Somber memorial to fallen soldiers

Located close to the Tower of Belem, the monument is dedicated to the soldiers who lost their lives... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
TAIN2013
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Monument to Combatants who died in mission in Overseas War..about 10.000 names engraved in the stones; also see the Chapel and Memorial do the Portuguese Soldier who died fighting for Portugal and at right the names of Combatants who died in Peace Operations.
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  • Average17%
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Avenida Brasilia - no Forte do Bom Sucesso | next to Belém Tower, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The triangular-shaped Monument that locates near to the Tower of Belem is dedicated to those soldiers who died during the colonial war in the 20th century. A quiet place for memory.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Located close to the Tower of Belem, the monument is dedicated to the soldiers who lost their lives in the Portuguese colonial war in the middle of the twentieth century. The monument consists of an eternal flame under two identical inclined pillars standing in a...More

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Simplistic yet striking and powerful war memorial. The names of soldiers along the walls and read out on speaker inside. Right next to Torre de Belem. Very quiet location.

Thank JoshRogan1
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The simple and visually striking war memorial is dedicated to soldiers who died during the Overseas War in the 20th century. Behind the monument is a wall (several walls) with 180 bronze plates engraves with the names of fallen soldiers. Very moving and solemn place...

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Visited torre of Belem and accidentally found this monument. It is well presented and we saw an old man trying to rework the wording

Thank Jeffrey_Teh_2000
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Nice place to be, nice monument to see. Combination of water and stone is really cool. Still, if you don't have time to see it, you will not loose anything if you skip it.

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This monument was erected for the soldiers that lost their lives during the 1964-1971 conflict in Africa. It is a solemn place and wall behind the monument has the names of the Fallen solders listed.

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This is a simple but very effective memorial next to the Belem Tower. It is a remembrance of those who lost their life's in the colonial wars. The names of each who lost their lives is on the walls. Make sure you go into the...More

Thank Alistair T
Reviewed 25 June 2016

located at the Bom Sucesso Fort along the bike trail on the North shore of the Tagus River. A unique structure and memorial honoring those Portuguese solders who died during combat operations when fighting in Northern Africa between 1964 and 1971. There are two guard...More

Thank ranishi
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Like other comments , very sad in parts , if in the area it is Worth a visit , however it is not as good as some others in the area The trenches mock up is very moving

Thank christopher t
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Belem
Belém is the "capital of the Portuguese Discoveries"
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day exploring this neighborhood: monuments (Jerónimos
Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries),
museums (Coach Museum, Centro Cultural de Belém) and
breathtaking views of the Tagus river will make your
visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of
restaurants and cafes, namely the famous - and
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