Padrão dos Descobrimentos

Lisbon, Portugal
4.4 / 5
The monument, erected in honor of figures of the era of great geographical discoveries. This impressive monument was built during the reign of dictator Salazar. It is distinguished by its majestic style and huge size; the monument is 50 meters high. In this way, the architect wanted to emphasize the importance of discoveries made by Portuguese sailors. At the top of the monument is a panoramic observation deck.
Padrão dos Descobrimentos
Address:Av. Brasília, Lisboa
Phone:+351 21 303 1950


Visit this place on a good afternoon, right before the Sun Set, and everything turns golden. Oh. That is when you are up on top of the monument. I strongly insist everyone goes up to this place to see Lisbon from totally different angle. This is dif.. Read more »


Very evocative monument in an extremely scenic place. The views of the 25/05 bridge are stunning, and sunset time is definitely the best time to visit. The light can be celestial at that time. Many tourists there, but not fully packed. Recommended to.. Read more »


A tourist attraction that is not as popular as the other sites in Belem. It's a majestic monument with a scenic view. Recommend coming here when it's sunny.


Very photogenic monument. Make sure to visit it during the sunset because the 2 sides look completely different. The line to climb on top was too big and we were short on time, but it may be worth a wait if you're there for some time. There are a few.. Read more »


A monument dedicated to the Portuguese explorers, built at the point from where the ships sailed to explore India and set up trading routes. It remembers and pays homage to Age of Discovery. Really impressive and thought off concept with monument sha.. Read more »


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