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Monuments

Monuments

Monuments, statues and memorials

  • Santa Engracia - National Pantheon - Lisbon

    The 17th century Church of Santa Engrácia with its huge dome was designated the National Pantheon in 1966. Within are buried many of Portugal's presidents and cultural icons

    Alfama Lisbon
  • Monument to the Discoveries - Belem

    52 metre high monument on the waterside in Belem. The monument was built to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the death of Henry the Navigator. It features 33 prominent people of that era

    Belem Lisbon
  • Peninsula War Monument - Boavista, Porto

    The Monument to the Heroes of the Peninsular War site in the middle of the large rotunda in the Boavista district of...

    Porto
  • Torre de Belem

    The Tower in outstanding example of 16th c. Manueline architecture. Standing on the waterside at Belem it was built...

    Lisbon
  • Almendres Cromlech near Evora

    Whilst Évora may be able to boast some quite impressive historic credentials there is a site, less than half an hour...

    Evora
  • Cristo Rei - Lisbon

    Standing at over 110 metres tall on the opposite bank of the Tejo to Lisbon is Cristo Rei. Built between 1949-59 the statue was inspired by the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro.

    Lisbon
  • Praca do Comercio - Lisbon

    Positioned on Praça do Comércio and acting as a grand opening onto the Baixa's central Rua Augusta, this ornate and...

    Lisbon