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We passed this monument a few times during our recent vacation, and on one occasion went up to take a closer look.
The monument is located near the Ribeira part of Porto, and stands in an elevated position atop a grassy hill. It has a...More
He stands high on a pedestal with a globe of the world behind him. The setting is pretty near ideal; set in a green, grassy, park-like place. Passersby stop, sit, and maybe one or two even reflect upon the role this 1394-1460 legendary figure played...More
This is a beautiful and fitting monument for the man who did so much to begin Portugal’s explorations abroad. Very nice statue of Henry in the middle of a lovely grass-lined park. This makes for a serene and relaxing rest stop during your exploration of...More
We all studied about Price Henry the Navigator and his explorations of the new world. He's the first son of this city and his statue is in a strategic sight with the old city on one side and the palace and cathedral on another. His...More
This little square is surrounded by 2 churches, the stock market palace and the ferreira borges market, as well as some nice looking houses on the opposite side of the stock market. Apart from that, it's a good chance to read up and find out...More
This monument by Tomás Costa of the Infante Henrique (Prince Henry the Navigator) was erected 1894. Symbolically it celebrates the Portuguese navigations and Faith of the Discoveries. On top you'll see the statue of the Prince standing next to a globe. And at the base...More